Active Investigations

Active Investigations

Goodman & Nekvasil is a leader in researching and uncovering Investment Fraud. At any given time, we have hundreds of active investigations of possible sales practice misconduct and high risk investments. Below are some of our current investigations.
GWG L-Bonds Investigation | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A. May Recover Investor Losses Goodman and Nekvasil is investigating potential claims involving FINRA registered brokerage firms who may have unsuitably recommended alternative investments such as GWG L-Bonds. Investors in GWG L-Bonds May Recover their Losses with Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. UPDATE 1/27/22 GWG Fails to Make Interest Payments for L-Bonds According to new filings with the SEC on January 18, 2022, due to the decreased sales of... READ MORE →

Recent Cases

Arkady Ginsburg Suspended – Broker/Financial Advisor | May Recover Investor Losses

Arkady Ginsburg Suspended – Broker/Financial Advisor | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses Arkady Ginsburg Suspended by FINRA for Alleged Excessive and Unsuitable Trading According to FINRA:  Arkady Ginsburg engaged in excessive and unsuitable trading in the accounts of three of his customers at Aegis Capital Corp. Two of the customer accounts were heavily margined, generated high cost-to-equity ratios and turnover rates, as well as significant losses and trading costs. Because Ginsburg recommended... Read more →

Bentley Blackmon – Broker/Financial Advisor Suspended | May Recover Losses

Bentley Blackmon – Broker/Financial Advisor Suspended | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses Bentley Blackmon a/k/a Bentley Edward Blackmon CRD # 2627221 Bentley Blackmon a/k/a Bentley Edward Blackmon was a licensed broker with STEPHENS (CRD# 3496) until 9/29/2020.  Stephens Inc. terminated Bentley Blackmon alleging that Blackmon violated FINRA Rule 3280 and Firm policies as part of his participation in certain private securities transactions. FINRA Suspended Bentley Blackmon According to FINRA:  Bentley Blackmon participated... Read more →

Joe Degregorio – Financial Advisor/Broker Charged by SEC | May Recover Investor Losses

Joe Degregorio – Financial Advisor/Broker Charged by SEC | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses Joe Degregorio a/k/a Joseph Orazio Degregorio CRD # 3219963 Joe Degregorio a/k/a Joseph Orazio Degregorio was a licensed financial advisor with GARDEN STATE SECURITIES, INC. A recent SEC Complaint alleges that Joseph DeGregorio a/k/a Joe Degregorio, 45, of Freehold, NJ, solicited $1.2 million dollars from four investors, ages 78 to 94, by claiming that he would invest their... Read more →

Michael Mandel – Financial Advisor/Broker Suspended from Securities Industry | May Recover Investor Losses

Michael Mandel – Financial Advisor/Broker Suspended from Securities Industry | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses Michael Mandel a/k/a Michael Walter Mandel CRD # 4939165 Michael Mandel a/k/a Michael Walter Mandel was a licensed financial advisor with LPL FINANCIAL LLC.  Michael Mandel was discharged from LPL FINANCIAL LLC on January 19, 2022. LPL Allegations:  Mandel solicited and introduced customers and non-customers to investment into a Firm-unapproved company, without prior notice to or approval... Read more →

Andrew Elsoffer – Financial Advisor/Broker Suspended from Securities Industry | May Recover Investor Losses

Andrew Elsoffer – Financial Advisor/Broker Suspended from Securities Industry | Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses Andrew Elsoffer a/k/a Andrew Bruce Elsoffer CRD # 2580009 Andrew Elsoffer a/k/a Andrew Bruce Elsoffer was a licensed financial advisor with Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated. John Quinn was discharged from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated in October, 2018. Stifel, Nicolaus & Company alleged loss of confidence following the settlement of an arbitration and violation of the... Read more →