Jason Doss is the owner of The Doss Firm, LLC, an Atlanta-based law firm devoted to representing consumers across the country in a variety of areas including investment disputes and consumer class action litigation. Mr. Doss earned his J.D. from Florida State University in 2002 and his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1997.

Prime Capital Services, a New York-Based Firm, Charged With Fraudulent And Unsuitable Sales of Variable Annuities to Florida Senior Citizens

According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Prime Capital Services (PCS), a New York-Based Firm, has been charged with luring Florida senior citizens through free-lunch seminars to buy variable annuities which were unsuitable for these individuals. The SEC states that PCS is a registered broker-dealer that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilman Ciocia, Inc.…

IRS AGENT OFFERS WORDS OF CAUTION

Andre Martin, a special agent in charge of the Internal Revenue Service- Criminal Investigation Washington Field Office which covers the virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. area, has published, in The Tidewater News, some wise words of caution to all regarding tax scams and schemes that we should beware of. Martin offers this advice in hopes…

SEC Charges Alabama Broker-Dealer Aura Financial For Churning And Other Violations

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) press release, the SEC and the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) have charged Aura Financial Services, Inc. (Aura), a Birmingham, Alabama based broker-dealer, with churning of custormer accounts, “widespread supervisory failures” and other securities violations. The SEC and ASC believe that the actions of Aura, including several senior…

Florida Investors: Investment Fraud On The Rise

According to Richard Burnett of the Orlando Sentinel, investment fraud is on the rise in Florida. Regulators in Florida say that the number of complaints in Florida about suspicious investment activity has more than doubled. Last year alone regulators at the state Office of Financial Regulation has received 425 complaints.  So, far this year regulators have…

Investment Seminars: Free Food With A Catch?

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued an “investor alert” warning individuals to be wary of free seminars boasting a free meal. Investors are frequently being invited to fancy restaurants with the promise of an expensive meal at no cost where they are given a free seminar that “educates” them about investing or managing…