US SEC charges investment adviser over $110m Ponzi scheme

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US SEC charges investment adviser over $110m Ponzi scheme

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has moved to obtain temporary restraining order and asset freeze on an investment adviser and his associates from operating a $100m Ponzi scheme. The SEC said in a statement that it has filed an emergency action to stop a fraudulent Ponzi scheme allegedly perpetrated by Georgia resident John Woods and two entities he controls: registered investment adviser Livingston Group Asset Management Company, d/b/a Southport Capital (Southport), and investmen...

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