SEC Claims Company Touting Potential Cryptocurrency Riches Was a Pyramid Scheme
The Securities and Exchange Commission claims Daniel Pacheco offered investors an opportunity to speculate in cryptocurrency when he was operating a fraudulent pyramid scheme
Wellman & Warren, LLP has, once again, successfully defended a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation of a Multi-Level Marketing company. Due to the private and confidential nature of the investigation, Wellman & Warren is not able to disclose the names of parties involved in the investigation. The FTC’s investigation centered around the methods in which the company paid commissions to their distributors as well as various income claims made by the company and their distributors.
Attorney Chris Wellman of Wellman & Warren, LLP attends a Golf Tournament at the Aliso Viejo Country Club. The tournament was held by the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce on April 11, 2016. Wellman & Warren, LLP, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, was glad to have sponsored one of the 18 tee boxes for this magnificent event.
Attorney Anabella Bonfa was chosen out of 14 Orange County finalists to win the prestigious Connected Women of Influence Award for “2016 Women’s Advocate of the Year” for her work mentoring both law students and young lawyers. The award is given to one individual who has a long track record of acting as a mentor to women in her profession and for teaching high ethical standards in her given profession. Ms. Bonfa has mentored law students and new lawyers from Western State University College of Law, Chapman Fowler School of Law, UC Irvine and Whittier Law School for more than 15 years. She is also a frequent speaker at local law schools regarding integrity in the law, client management, discovery practice and networking/social media skills. She received recommendations from multiple law schools and numerous mentees she had mentored over the years to receive the award.
Since a lawsuit was first filed against the Staples Center by a Garden Grove couple whose 34-month-old son fell 25 feet to his death from a luxury suite during a Lakers game–and up through the first days of the trial that started last week–arena representatives were adamant that parental neglect was to blame for the tragedy.
LOS ANGELES – A Garden Grove couple and the owners/operators of Staples Center on Tuesday settled in midtrial a lawsuit alleging that the negligent design of a food and beverage shelf and a tempered glass barrier contributed to the death of their son who fell out of a luxury suite to his death in 2010.
A rush to open Staples Center in time for the Lakers’ 1999-2000 season led the owners to take shortcuts in the design of luxury suites, contributing to the death 11 years later of a toddler who fell over a 10-inch-high glass barrier spanning the rear of a food and beverage shelf, an attorney told a jury today.
In a crushing defeat for MonaVie, an arbitrator in Utah has ruled that MonaVie must pay a former MonaVie distributor $1,215,000 plus cost for wrongfully terminating the distributor’s contract and for breaching its duty to act fair and in good faith.