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Executive Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors out of $38 million

By Tom Costello of Costello Law Group  Andrew Caspersen, a former Park Hill Group executive, has agreed to a settlement with the SEC that bars him from the securities industry. Caspersen also pleaded guilty in July to defrauding investors out of more than $38 million. Caspersen will be sentenced on November 2, 2016. […]

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Advisor Pleads Guilty after $21 million Ponzi Scheme

By Tom Costello of Costello Law Group Patrick Churchville, the owner of Clear Path Wealth Management, plead guilty to five counts of wire fraud and one count of tax fraud. Mr. Churchville allegedly operated a $21 million Ponzi scheme. Investigators believe that the Ponzi scheme began in 2008 and Churchville used investor funds […]

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Four DBSI Principals Found Guilty

By Tom Costello of Costello Law Group  After a forty-two day trial, four DBSI principals were found guilty of fraud by a Boise federal jury. Douglas Swenson, Mark Ellison, David Swenson, and Jeremy Swenson were convicted of multiple fraud charges. These charges stemmed from them publically relaying that DBSI was a profitable enterprise […]

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