News Releases

Nov 24
2020

Texas Stops Far-Reaching Online Forex Trading Scheme

Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to stop an aggressive online forex scheme from defrauding the public.

The order found Ameral and TradeGo Forex Exchange have published more than 250 advertisements in craigslist, a popular online...

Nov 24
2020

Commissioner Stops Fraudulent Scheme Promoted to Reddit Users

Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order to stop a fraudulent scheme promoted through Reddit, a popular social media platform. Reddit permits users to share links, text posts, and images, and to correspond through private messages. It is one of the most...

Enforcement Actions: Administrative

Dec 1
2020

Order No. REG20-DEN-05

In the Matter of The Investment Adviser Representative and Agent Registration of Lyle Boudreaux: Registration Denied and Undertaking

Nov 23
2020

Order No. ENF-20-CDO-1829

In the Matter of TradeGo Forex Exchange AKA TradeGo Exchange AKA TradeGo Forex Global Wealth Group AKA Forex Global Trading AKA Forex Wealth Group; Ronald Ameral AKA Ronald Greg Ameral AKA Greg Ronald; David Nielson AKA David Neilson; and Brandon Newbern: Emergency Cease and Desist Order

Nov 20
2020

Order No. ENF-20-CDO-1828

In the Matter of Cryptobase AKA the Crypt-Base AKA Crypt Base and Aaron Maxwell: Emergency Cease and Desist Order

Enforcement Actions: Criminal & Civil

Dec 1
2020

Wilson Alejandro Montoya: Arrested, Indictments Unsealed

Wilson Alejandro Montoya was arrested last week. He was previously indicted by a grand jury in Dallas County, but the charges were sealed pending his arrest. The indictments are now public.

Montoya is charged with securities fraud, theft and money laundering . According to the securities...

Nov 21
2020

Clifford McCrary Indicted for Securities Fraud and Theft

A Dallas County Grand Jury indicted Clifford Wiley McCrary for theft and securities fraud in connection with the sale of securities issued by HLV Master Fund, LLC. He was arrested on November 17, 2020.

The indictments accuse McCrary of concealing his misuse of investor funds – using...

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