North Dakota Securities Department Reaches Settlement with Ponzi Scheme Operator

Posted on August 10th, 2017 at 9:19 AM

From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:

The North Dakota Securities Department has settled an investigation against Minneapolis-based Questar Capital Corporation broker, Kevin Wanner.

According to the complaint, the North Dakota Securities Department determined that Mr. Wanner, under the trade name Precision Financial, allegedly victimized 66 North Dakotans. More specifically, during a time period of 15 years, Mr. Wanner sold fictitious certificates of deposit and unregistered interests in pooled investment vehicles. Rather than investing the money, Mr. Wanner conducted a classic Ponzi scheme by using money from one investor to pay interest to the next investor.

According to the terms of the settlement, Mr. Wanner agreed to pay $2.4 million in restitution to victims of the Ponzi scheme.

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Thank you for your professional assistance with this matter. You are very good at what you do.

John T.


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