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TerraUSD Coin

Coinbase Promotion of TerraUSD as Stablecoin Class Action

Coinbase is a marketplace for cryptocurrency, but the complaint for this class action claims it is also “a significant venture capital investor in [early phase] cryptocurrency companies and one of the largest financial backers of Terraform Labs.” Terraform created TerraUSD (UST), which was promoted as a “stablecoin,” but this complaint brings suit against Coinbase Global,  Read more

Investments
Negligent Misrepresentation, Negligence, Deceptive Advertising, Cryptocurrency
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Vanguard Target Date Funds Taxes on Smaller Investors Class Action

This class action speaks of the Vanguard Group, Inc. as “one of the most respected and successful investment companies in the world.” However, the complaint brings suit against Vanguard and the Vanguard Chester Funds, alleging that they disadvantage smaller investors when assets of the funds are sold, in particular during what the complaint terms “a  Read more

Investments
Tax, Investments, Capital Gains Taxes
LGB Token

LGB Token Sale of Unregistered Securities Class Action

This class action alleges that a new cryptocurrency (LGB tokens), based on the Let’s Go Brandon meme, actually consists of unregistered securities. It brings suit against a corporate defendant, known as Corporate Defendant Doe or LGBcoin and groups of individuals (the Executive Defendants, the Racing Defendants, and the Promoter Defendants). The complaint alleges they created  Read more

Investments
Pump and Dump Scheme, Offering or Sale of Unregistered Securities, Cryptocurrency
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BlockFi Crypto Interest Accounts Are Unregistered Securities, Says Class Action

This class action brings suit against a number of BlockFi entities—BlockFi, its parent BlockFI, Inc. (BFI), and affiliates BlockFi Trading, LLC and BlockFi Lending, LLC, for their BlockFi Interest Accounts or Crypto Interest Accounts (BIAs). The complaint alleges BIAs are unregistered securities that should have been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and  Read more

Investments
Securities, Offering or Sale of Unregistered Securities, Investments, Cryptocurrency
Safemoon Token

SafeMoon Cryptocurrency “Pump and Dump” Class Action

The prospects for individuals cryptocurrencies are difficult for individuals to evaluate before they buy. The defendants in this class action brings are SafeMoon, LLC, related other SafeMoon companies, and two groups of individuals (the Executive Defendants and the Promoter Defendants), all connected to the SafeMoon token. The complaint alleges that these defendants used “misleading promotions  Read more

Investments
Pump and Dump Scheme, Investments, Investment Losses, Cryptocurrency
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Geron Conceals Study Results, Sells Inflated Stock Class Action

Geron Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, had just one drug in its pipeline, imetelstat. The complaint for this class action alleges that a Phase 2 clinical trial for the drug produced disappointing results. Despite this, according to the complaint, company insiders sold a large amount of stock without disclosing the results of the trial. This class  Read more

Investments
Stock Losses, Securities, Pharmaceuticals, Investment Losses, Concealing Information
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EthereumMax Cryptocurrency Improper Promotions, Inflated Values Class Action

EthereumMax (EMax) is both a type of cryptocurrency and the name of the company that’s the first defendant in this class action. The complaint alleges that the company, three individuals it calls the executive defendants, and three celebrity promotors misled investors when promoting EMax in order to sell their own tokens at an inflated price.  Read more

Investments
Paid Endorsement, Deceptive Advertising, Cryptocurrency
Voyager Name and App on Smartphone

Voyager Digital Representations on Cryptocurrency Trading Class Action

Voyager Digital Ltd. and Voyager Digital, LLC offer a “multi-billion-dollar mobile application cryptocurrency investment service” that permits members of the general public to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. The complaint alleges that the service is aimed at investors who are young and inexperienced and that some of its promises are simply not true.  Read more

Investments
Investments, Deceptive Advertising, Cryptocurrency, Brokerage
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Western Global Airlines ESOP Stock Purchase ERISA Violations Class Action

This head-spinning class action involves an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) for employees of Western Global Airlines, Inc. and a stock purchase of 37.5% of private Western Global stock. The complaint alleges that the defendants bought the stock at an inflated price, saddled the company with enormous debt to pay for it, and forced employees  Read more

Investments
Securities, Retirement Plans, Investments, ERISA Violations
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UBS Financial YES Program High Risks and Conflicts of Interest Class Action

This class action brings suit against UBS Financial Services, Inc. for its Yield Enhancement Strategy (YES) program. The complaint makes several allegations, including that UBS concealed that the potential risks of the program were larger than the potential gains, that the accounts enabled UBS to double-dip on fees, and that UBS had a conflict of  Read more

Investments
Misrepresentations or False Statements, Investments, Breach of Fiduciary Duty