Boiler rooms that just continue to simmer
...The offences relate to the promotion and sale of shares in Atlantic Equity LLC (formerly known as Berkeley Brookes LLC), between July 2013 and March 2014, through a succession of four alleged ‘boiler room’ companies called First Capital Wealth Limited, Bishops of Mayfair Limited, Wallberg Dillion Reid Limited and Sterling Capital Corporation Limited, all of which traded from Docklands, London. The FCA alleges the defendants were involved in the promotion of investment schemes that offered investors interests in a purported commercial development in Madeira in which, in total, 175 investors may have lost approximately £2.75 million.Yeah, Wallberg Dillion Reid. (Fools and their money.)
Following today’s hearing a trial has been set for 4 September 2017.
This would appear to date back to a raid by the financial cops in November 2013 when the same alleged boiler room operation was being run under a previous guise in plain sight — opposite Wood Street nick, EC2....MORE