Zamansky LLC Investigates Third-Party Claims for Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund Investors

The law firm is investigating third-party claims for investors in the Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund (“Platinum Fund”).  The investigation concerns whether there were breaches of duties by the Platinum Fund’s valuation agent or auditor in connection with the fraud that was later revealed.  If so, the law firm is investigating whether a class action …

Zamansky LLC Investigates Securities Fraud in EB-5 Immigrant Investor Programs

In January 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed for an injunction freezing the assets of Emilio Francisco and his company, PDC Capital Group LLC.  The SEC accused them of defrauding investors of $72 million of funds raised from them, and diverting the money to buy a yacht.  Recent SEC suits also include …

Wells Fargo Brokerage Customers Who Suffered Losses In Puerto Rican Bonds

We have filed several FINRA arbitrations on behalf of Wells Fargo brokerage account customers to recover losses suffered in Puerto Rican bonds. These customers were elderly or retired with conservative and low risk investment objectives who sought to preserve principal while earning income. During 2011 through 2014, these brokerage customers were sold Puerto Rican bonds …

Zamansky LLC Investigates Former Wells Fargo Financial Advisor Matthew Maczko

We are investigating Matthew Maczko, the former financial advisor employed by Wells Fargo Advisors LLC from 2008 through 2016, and its branch office in Oakville, Illinois.   The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) recently suspended Mr. Maczko’s stockbroker’s license and barred him permanently from conducting any securities business.   According to FINRA, Mr. Maczko allegedly churned the …

Zamansky LLC Investigates U.S. Virgin Island Bonds for Investors with Losses

The U.S. Virgin Islands share many of the same fiscal problems that have made Puerto Rico insolvent: high levels of debt, mounting pension obligations and a declining population.  It also has lost several large private employers. The Virgin Islands have a $110 million budget deficit, and recently failed at raising $220 million in new bonds.  This …

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