Investigation Involving Summit Healthcare REIT

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Have you suffered investment losses in Summit Healthcare REIT, formerly Cornerstone Core Properties? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration.

Summit Healthcare REIT is a real estate investment trust incorporated in October 2004. According recent SEC filings, as of December 31, 2014 the REIT was valued at $2.04 per share. However, investors looking to sell their shares may have trouble finding a buyer willing to pay the estimated price.

REITs are complex high risk securities that lack liquidity and making them unsuitable for many investors. Unfortunately, the high commissions associated with REITs often provides some broker-dealers with enough incentive to downplay the risks and overlook FINRA suitability rules when making investment recommendations to clients.

The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors purchase REIT investments. Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.

Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim. If you suffered losses investing in Summit Healthcare REIT and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at (312)238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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Investigation Involving CNL Growth Properties

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Have you suffered investment losses in CNL Growth Properties? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration.

Inland American is a real estate investment trust incorporated in December 2008. According recent SEC filings, as of December 31, 2014 the REIT was valued at $9.40 per share. However, investors looking to sell their shares may have trouble finding a buyer willing to pay the estimated price. LPsales.com, a secondary market for private placements, sold shares of CNL sold for only $7.70 per share in February 2015.

REITs are complex high risk securities that lack liquidity and making them unsuitable for many investors. Unfortunately, the high commissions associated with REITs often provides some broker-dealers with enough incentive to downplay the risks and overlook FINRA suitability rules when making investment recommendations to clients.

The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors purchase REIT investments. Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.

Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim. If you suffered losses investing in CNL Growth Properties and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at (312)238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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Investigation Involving Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Have you suffered investment losses in Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration.

Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT is a real estate investment trust incorporated in November 2004. The company operates commercial real estate and real estate-related assets located in and outside the United States.

REITs are complex high risk securities that lack liquidity and making them unsuitable for many investors. Unfortunately, the high commissions associated with REITs often provides some broker-dealers with enough incentive to downplay the risks and overlook FINRA suitability rules when making investment recommendations to clients.

According recent SEC filings, as of as of October 31, 2014 of $3.58 per share. For many investors, the current value of the REIT is significantly lower than the initial purchase price.

The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors purchase REIT investments. Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.

Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim. If you suffered losses investing in Behringer Harvard Opportunity REIT and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at (312)238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

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Investigation Involving Inland American Real Estate Trust

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Have you suffered investment losses in Inland American Real Estate Trust? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through FINRA arbitration.

Inland American is a real estate investment trust incorporated in October 2004. The company formed to own, manage, acquire and develop a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate located throughout the United States.

REITs are complex high risk securities that lack liquidity and making them unsuitable for many investors. Unfortunately, the high commissions associated with REITs often provides some broker-dealers with enough incentive to downplay the risks and overlook FINRA suitability rules when making investment recommendations to clients.

According recent SEC filings, as of February 4, 2015 the REIT was valued at $4.00 per share. For many investors, the current value of the REIT is significantly lower than the initial purchase price.

The White Law Group is investigating potential securities fraud claims involving broker-dealers’ improper recommendation that some investors purchase REIT investments. Brokerage firms that sell such products are required to perform adequate due diligence on the investments to ensure a reasonable likelihood of success, and to evaluate whether the investments are suitable in light of the client’s age, net worth, investment experience, and investment objectives.

Firms that fail to perform adequate due diligence, or that make unsuitable recommendations, can be held responsible for losses in a FINRA arbitration claim.

If you suffered losses investing in Inland American and would like a free consultation with a securities attorney, please call The White Law Group at (312)238-9650.

The White Law Group is a national securities arbitration, securities fraud, and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

For more information on The White Law Group, visit www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.

 

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Investigation involving Paula Albertson

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

According to the Tampa Bay Times, Plant City financial planner, Paula Albertson, has been accused of stealing thousands from her clients’ retirement funds.

Albertson was arrested and charged with allegedly diverting $166,000 from clients’ life insurance policies. Since her arrest, other clients have reportedly come forward with similar claims.

According to reports, Ms. Albertson was described as “extremely personable,” some of her clients even considered her a friend. Allegedly, Ms. Albertsons advised certain clients to make withdrawals on annuities under the assumption the money would be reinvested in an investment called Security Benefit, which she claimed would yield a greater rate of return. As a result, the clients allegedly incurred substantial penalties in addition to missing funds.

Furthermore, Ms. Albertson is accused of forging client checks and diverting financial statements to her office to conceal her wrongdoing.

The foregoing information, which is all publicly available, is being provided by The White Law Group.

If you have concerns about investment losses and would like to speak to a securities attorney, please call the firm at (312)238-9650. For more information on The White Law Group, visit www.WhiteSecurtiesLaw.com.

The White Law Group, LLC is a national fraud, securities arbitration, investor protection and securities regulation/compliance law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Vero Beach, Florida.

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