South Florida Third Party 401(k) Plan Administrator Fraud and Misrepresentation Litigation Attorney:
The Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) recently announced the March 9 arrest of James Allen Hall in Kansas by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office. Hall has been charged with grand theft, and he is currently awaiting extradition to Florida. The case is being prosecuted by the Office of Statewide Prosecution in Orlando. The OFR initiated the investigation into Hall as a result of a tip from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Hall acted as a Third Party Administrator of 401(k) plans for several Florida and out-of-state companies. Hall is alleged to have changed plan participants’ email and residential addresses to his own without the participants’ knowledge or consent. Further, he allegedly generated fraudulent expenses under the guise of administrative, miscellaneous, annual and participant fees for his own personal gain. Hall purportedly placed sell orders on mutual fund holdings to fund his falsified expenses. It is believed that Hall received more than $800,000 in illegal gains as a result of this scheme.
With extensive courtroom, arbitration and mediation experience and an in-depth understanding of elder abuse, exploitation and securities law, our firm provides all of our clients with the personal service they deserve. Handling cases worth $25,000 or more, we represent clients throughout Florida and across the United States, as well as for foreign individuals that invested in U.S. banks or brokerage firms. Contact us to arrange your free initial consultation.
At the Boca Raton Law Office of Russell L. Forkey, we represent clients throughout South and Central Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Sunrise, Plantation, Coral Springs, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Delray, Boynton Beach, Hollywood, Lake Worth, Royal Palm Beach, Manalapan, Jupiter, Gulf Stream, Wellington, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Palm City, Jupiter, Miami, Orlando, Maitland, Winter Park, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Heathrow, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Cocoa Beach, Vero Beach, Daytona Beach, Deland, New Smyrna Beach, Ormand Beach, Broward County, Palm Beach County, Dade County, Orange County, Seminole County, Martin County, Brevard County, Indian River County, Volusia County and Monroe County, Florida. The law office of Russell L. Forkey also represents South American, Canadian and other foreign residents that do business with U.S. financial institutions, investment advisors, brokerage and precious metal firms.