William C. Conway, Jr., Peter Blau, African Trading Partners, LLC., et. al

South Florida Precious Metals Fraud and Misrepresentation Federal and State Litigation Attorney, Russell L. Forkey, Esq.

Recently, a South Florida and out-of-state resident (the investors) filed an action, in the Circuit Court of Broward County, Florida. against, among others, William C. Conway, Jr., Peter Blau, and African Trading Partners, LLC., for orchestrating a fraudulent scheme designed to mislead the investors that their funds were being used to purchase gold, from suppliers in Africa, which was to be imported into the United States, through U.S. Customs.  Once the gold was released from customs, it was to be delivered to a third party, which would refine the gold, assey the same and pay the investors therefore.

The complaint alleges that as part of the scam, they were provided with numerous false and fraudulent documents which perminated the entire transaction.