July 4, 2024
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Montecito man charged with fraud over investment schemes


Efstratios “Elias” Argyropoulos, a 71-year-old Montecito resident who was sanctioned for fraudulently promoting shares of hot IPO stocks years ago, was arrested at his office in Santa Barbara and charged with fraud and criminal contempt for violating a court order that prohibited him from selling securities. Argyropoulos pleaded not guilty to charges of running two…


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