Edward Jones (Reverse Churning)

Edward Jones (Reverse Churning)

Overview Reverse churning is the improper practice of a financial advisor placing a client’s funds into a fee-based account for no reason other than to collect the fee. These fee-based accounts require the client to pay a regular, fixed fee to the advisor, but the...
Capital One (Data Breach)

Capital One (Data Breach)

Overview On July 30, 2019, Capital One, one of the largest U.S. banks, announced that a hacker had breached its server and gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers’ accounts and credit card applications, including 140,000 U.S. Social Security...
Google Tracking

Google Tracking

Overview On August 13, 2018, the Associated Press announced the results of an investigation that uncovered Google’s practice of storing user location data obtained through Google-related applications from Android devices and iPhones even when users employed a privacy...
Liberty Mutual Unpaid Taxes and Fees

Liberty Mutual Unpaid Taxes and Fees

Overview The Liberty Mutual Insurance Company (“Liberty Mutual”) underwrites and sells auto insurance policies for motor vehicles in Colorado.  Investigation by Franklin D. Azar & Associates, P.C. (“FDAzar”) into Liberty Mutual’s insurance payment practices...