GMM Case – Canadian regulator OSC charges Cartu Brothers of running an illegal $233 million binary options scheme
FinTelegram has reported since 2018 about the huge Binary Options Scam of the three Cartu brothers David Cartu, Jonathan Cartu, and Joshua Cartu. Over the course of the last two years, we have received numerous requests from victims and their lawyers as well as from regulators. In this regard, we have been happy to provide the information available to us and have, among other things, facilitated lawsuits in Israel. Now the Canadian Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has claimed that their GreyMountain Management binary options schemes received more than 233 million Canadian dollars from clients worldwide.
BeAlgo & AlgoTechs broker scam – EFRI registers victims for European law enforcement investigations
In many jurisdictions, the authorities are currently investigating the fraudulent binary options & broker scams. The mills of justice are known to grind slowly but they grind. In addition, FinTelegram and the European Funds Recovery Initiative (EFRI), which we co-founded, ensure that the authorities continue their investigations and receive useful information. This was also the case with the huge BeAlgo and AlgoTechs broker scams. This scam has cheated thousands of small investors out of many millions.
Cointeck (www.cointeck.io) was an illegal and fraudulent FOREX broker platform focused exclusively on cryptocurrencies. This way the perpetrators no longer needed bank accounts for payment processing and could hide even more easily in the dark of the web. However, you could buy Bitcoins via the Crypto-Exchange Bitsale (www.bitsale.com). The crypto exchange is operated by Bitsale Ltd, which is registered in Cyprus.
Alleged Russian money-laundering scheme loses millions in bankruptcy of Austrian Meinl Bank
Early 2019, the Austrian Meinl Bank filed a money laundering report to the competent authorities on the basis of the reports of FinTelegram. The object of the suspicious activities report (SAR) was Keyring Holdings Ltd of the Russian Vladislav “Vlad” Smirnov (aka Vladislav Khokholkov). With the bank's insolvency the money is most likely gone.