A Santa Barbara man was sentenced Oct. 11 to 11 years in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution to victims in a $14 million Ponzi scheme. Darrell Arnold Aviss, 64, was sentenced in federal court in Los Angeles. He had pleaded guilty in June to 21 felonies, including wire fraud, tax evasion, failure to Read More →
Hollister & Brace has quietly become one of the top firms at recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for investors Ponzi schemes arising from so-called 1031 Exchanges.
Ponzi schemes, insider trading and mortgage fraud have sunk white collar crimes into their lowest nadir since the junk bond era.
A Santa Barbara man pleaded guilty Nov. 23 to fraud charges that could land him in federal prison for up to 33 years.