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Jonathan Warren Evans

Studio City Securities / Investment Fraud Attorney.

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  1. How are FINRA award settlements taxed?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Jonathan Warren Evans
    2. Howard Robert Roitman
    3. Clayton Harold Walker Jr.
    3 lawyer answers

    I have to begin by repeating a lawyer's common, but necessary response: It depends! First thing I would recommend is notify your CPA and provide him with all of the documents, especially the settlement agreement with the broker, as well as all the source documents pertaining to the investment and the loss. Your CPA would undoubtedly know whether you have a tax loss carryforward from prior years, whether you have other losses to possibly offset the settlement. Because the FINRA award and/or...

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  2. I was approached by my neighbor a few years back to invest money for him and his friends. He gave me 120k dollars.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Marc Irwin Zussman
    2. Jonathan Warren Evans
    3. Howard Robert Roitman
    3 lawyer answers

    I concur with Attorney Zusman's response. As to your potential criminal or civil exposure, there are implications which depend upon your status as an investment "professional" or not. Additionally, how you represented yourself when you agreed to accept the money to invest is critical. I strongly recommend that you invest in a consultation in the area where you reside, for a more specific review of any documents and a confidential interview. As specific states' statutes and regulations might...

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  3. I am trying to find the case opinion for In re Jones, 77 R. 541, 551 n. 9 (N.D. Tex. 1987). I am representing myself. No $

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Maurice N Ross
    2. D. Chipman Venie
    3. Robert A. Stumpf
    4. Jonathan Warren Evans
    5. Robert V Cornish Jr.
    6. ···
    6 lawyer answers

    As a securities attorney, I have access to a number of databases, but was unable to find the case you are looking for. The case citation is incorrect. Please doublecheck it, and I will be happy to pull it up for you. Jonathan W. Evans www.stocklaw.com

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  4. Is this legitimate?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jonathan Warren Evans
    2. Alan Jay Foxman
    3. Adam Troy Savett
    3 lawyer answers

    Unable to respond to your question as posed. Can you provide a link to the letter? What is the subject matter of the letter and what information does it seek or provide. With all of this information, I or another attorney can respond in an intelligible fashion. Thank you.

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  5. Is this company a Sweepstakes Fraud?. " Data Group Sweepstakes Commission" Ph.# 1-514-562-4364.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Robert V Cornish Jr.
    2. Jonathan Warren Evans
    2 lawyer answers

    I agree completely with Mr. Cornish. This sounds and smells like a classic scam, of which there are numerous variations now proliferating across the internet. Report this to your local law enforcement immediately and try to persuade them to aggressively investigate and shut down this attempt to cheat and steal from innocent folks.

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  6. Can I get my investments? If I cant get my investments can I still at least get the 6,100.00 cash that I handed him.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Robert V Cornish Jr.
    2. Jonathan Warren Evans
    3. Howard Robert Roitman
    3 lawyer answers

    "if it sounds too good to be true, it almost always is"...."a fool and his money are soon departed".....These are maxims which have application to yours and others' situations I hear about on a daily basis. Before you EVER give a nickel of your hard earned money or savings to someone who claims to be someone who wants to help you achieve"financial security" or "economic independence", who doesn't fill you in with references, details, and credentials about himself, you should run, not walk,...

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  7. I do not know if an attorney will benefit us as it seems like the legal folks are the reason for my question.

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Jonathan Warren Evans
    2. Robert V Cornish Jr.
    2 lawyer answers

    The receivership was set up for the purpose of marshaling the entity's assets, utilizing legal process to do so, all with the intent and purpose to distribute what is located and secured, to those making valid and timely claims. The website attached to the question has the claims form and operative dates and claims deadlines. In addition to presenting a claim, per the above, you might also have a claim against the "friend" who referred you to the investment. If the "friend" is a registered...

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