Investment Fraud Lawsuits

Gibbs Law Group’ investment lawyers have brought a number of successful class action lawsuits on behalf of victims of various forms of investment fraud, including Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, and fraudulent non-traded REITs.

If you believe that you or a loved one has been the victim of investment fraud, please contact us by filling out the form to your right or calling us toll-free at (866) 981-4800 for a free and confidential consultation with one of our securities attorneys.

To learn more about our previous successes in securities lawsuits, please see below:

ARC Retail Centers-AFIN Merger Investigation

Potential securities law violations concerning a merger between American Realty Capital-Retail Centers of America Inc. and American Finance Trust, Inc.

Merrill Lynch Strategic Return Notes Investigation

Risks may not have been properly disclosed on strategic return notes that have lost 95% of their value.

Wells Fargo Bank / KH Funding Class Action Lawsuit

Wells Fargo’s violation of its duties to Series 3 Noteholders as indenture trustee

Apple REIT Non-Traded Class Action Lawsuit

Misrepresentation of the investment objectives of the Apple REITs, the value of the Apple REIT shares, and the Apple REITs' dividend payment policies

Provident Royalties Class Action Lawsuit

Fraudulent offerings of preferred stock and limited partnership interests to investors. An $80 million settlement was awarded to purchasers of investments in Medical Capital and Provident Royalties.

Reserve Primary Fund Lawsuit

Securities lawsuit on behalf of Reserve Primary Fund shareholders after the net asset valuation of its shares fell below $1

Medical Capital Holdings Class Action Lawsuit

Violation of federal securities laws by offering and selling notes unregistered with the SEC pursuant to false and misleading prospectuses. An $80 million settlement was awarded to purchasers of Medical Capital and Provident Royalties investments.

American Express Class Action Lawsuit

American Express Financial Advisors offering services for tailored financial planning and instead provided “canned” financial planning and advice designed to direct consumers to certain mutual funds. A $100 million settlement was awarded to customers.

Auction-Rate Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Banks and broker-dealers misrepresenting the liquidity and risks of auction-rate securities and the resulting collapse of the auction rate securities market.

Lehman Brothers/UBS Lawsuit

Violation of federal securities laws concerning sale of structured products and misleading statements about principal protection notes

H&R Block Express IRA Class Action Lawsuit

Misleading consumers in the marketing and sale of “Express IRAs.” A $19.4 million settlement was approved, providing for the repayment of Express IRA program fees and conversion of Express IRAs to Easy IRAs with fewer fees
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