Laidlaw Executives who settled Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Accused of new Retaliation

New York broker dealer Laidlaw & Company has been sued in federal court for violating a confidential settlement over a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a black broker who worked in their New York office from 2013-2019. The lawsuit filed on August 6, 2020 says Laidlaw agreed to pay George Calhoun $650,000 for workplace violations under New York state and federal discrimination laws. According to interviews with former brokers and text messages seen by this reporter Matt Eitner, Laidlaw's … Continue

Attorney Harvey Kesner sanctioned in Frivolous Lawsuit relating to MabVax: $MBVX

UPDATE July 17,2020: Harvey Kesner has dismissed his $35 million lawsuit against law firm Baker Botts and attorney Johnathan Shapiro for allegedly getting him fired when they told his former law partners that among other things they found attorney Kesner had assisted in a coverup for MabVax in a regulator investigation. Kesner's attorney is Steven S. Biss who is known for his Rep. Devin Nunes lawsuits against Twitter and a parody Nunes Cow account. Attorney Biss didn't bother to file an answer … Continue

Aegis $5.1 million overnight raise for Digital Ally in Question: $DGLY

A small cap company that supplies bodycams to law enforcement, Digital Ally, saw its stock jump over 100% on Monday after protest riots in the U.S. extended over the weekend. The newly minted company gains got the attention of New York-based broker Aegis Capital Corp who convinced Digital Ally’s CEO, Stan Ross, to use its […]


FINRA Investigation Confirmed: Laidlaw’s Execs Eitner & Ahern directed Securities Fraud

The securities regulator for U.S. broker dealers has confirmed the men who run Laidlaw & Company are currently under investigation for directing a person who worked for them to commit securities fraud involving at least two public companies. On March 6 2020, FINRA marked Laidlaw’s president Matt Eitner, its Chief Compliance officer John Coolong, and […]


SEC gets Penny Stock bans for Florida men in Honig Pump & Dump scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has finalized the settlement deals for three members of Barry Honig’s pump and dump securities fraud scheme. John Stetson, Michael Brauser, and John O’Rourke III all agreed to penny stock bans at varying degrees and to not hold more than 4.99% in a penny stock. The SEC settlement is seen […]


Judge Dismisses Some SEC claims in Barry Honig Securities Fraud Case: $MGTI

A New York federal judge ruled this week that some of the charges against a defendant in the Barry Honig ring of pump and dump bad actors brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission will be dismissed. Judge Ramos ruled on February 25 that claims 3 and 4 of the SEC’s complaint relating to charging […]


More Charges Coming for Barry Honig P&D Ring Defendants $MGTI

A defendant in the Barry Honig pump and dump securities fraud case disclosed last week the Securities and Exchange Commission is planing on filing additional charges. On Dec 5, 2019 Robert Ladd, CEO of MGT Capital ($MGTI) received a Wells Notice from the Regulator, which stated the new charges related to disclosure issues in public […]


Torque Esports Battles Important Trademark Infringement Case Without Informing Investors: $GAME.V $MLLLF

An electronic gaming company, Torque Esports ($GAME.V) , is at risk of being forced to change it’s TV and event brand name, World’s Fastest Gamer, because a former country musician, Boo McAfee, has sued for trademark infringement and unfair competition. McAfee, who says he owns the trademark for World’s Fastest Drummer, had also developed a […]