Whistleblower News: SEC Charges Firm And Five Brokers With Violations Of Reg BI, Owner And Operator Of Telemedicine And Telemarketing Companies Sentenced To 14 Years For $20 Million Fraud Scheme And $4 Million Tax Evasion

SEC Charges Firm and Five Brokers with Violations of Reg BI


The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged registered broker-dealer Western International Securities, Inc. and five of its registered representatives, or brokers – Nancy Cole, Patrick Egan, Andy Gitipityapon, Steven Graham, and Thomas Swan – with violating Best Interest Obligation regulations (commonly referred to as Regulation Best Interest or Reg BI) when they recommended and sold an unrated, high-risk debt security known as L Bonds to retirees and other retail investors. From July 2020 through April 2021, Western sold an aggregate of $13.3 million of L Bonds. read more »

Owner and Operator of Telemedicine and Telemarketing Companies Sentenced to 14 Years for $20 Million Fraud Scheme and $4 Million Tax Evasion


A Florida man was sentenced today to 14 years in prison for health care and wire fraud that cost Medicare more than $20 million dollars, and for evading taxesread more