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The Financial Fraudsters of Boca Raton

Here we go again, yet another financial fraudster operating out of Boca Raton, Florida. What is going on with south Florida? It seems like every other day, we get yet another CFTC bust from a whack-a-doodle “trading expert” claiming to be a millionaire trader that wants to sell …

Case Closed: Len Cipolla

On May 14, 2021 the CFTC or Commodity Futures Trading Commission obtained a final court order in the Eastern District of Virginia requiring Leonard Cipolla to pay $5.1 million in restitution for fraud. In particular, because of his phony and fraudulently produced record of trades. Many readers might …
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Stock Lock Trading

Thanks for reading today’s review of Stock Lock Trading. What is Stock Lock Trading, and what are they selling? According to the Stock Lock Trading website, they are selling nothing! It’s totally free! A free day trading education. But what is “free?” According to Stelios Stylianou, he is …
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Pinnacle Institute of Trading and Investing Review

Thanks for reading today’s review of the Pinnacle Institute of Trading and Investing. Before we jump into this, let’s talk about the game of whack-a-mole. You know how it works: the player is given a baton and must smash the mole to score a point. As the game …
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Louis Navellier

Thanks for reading today’s review of Louis Navellier. Since January 1, 2021, TradingSchools.Org has received a large cluster of review requests regarding the products and services of Louis Navellier. I always find it interesting whenever a cluster of review requests arrives regarding a specific trading educator. Usually, this …

TradeNet Busted (not surprising) and a BIG regulatory surprise

Everyone loves Meir Barak of TradeNet. Heck, I even kinda-sorta like Meir Barak. Every day, he gets onto his dumb little YouTube channel and puts on quite a show. Quickly dashing and dancing with lots of colorful language and prognostication on how XYZ stock is breaking out, or …
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The Seiden Strategies

Thanks for reading today’s review of The Seiden Strategies. What is The Seiden Strategies and what are they selling? According to the website, the company is offering three levels of “investment education” that supposedly teach you how to become of full time professional trader. The company promises to …

Interview with a convicted “spoofer”

In the past several years, TradingSchools.Org has written several articles regarding CFTC enforcement actions pertaining to illegal spoofing of the Futures markets. Before we jump into the substance of this article — which is an interview with an actual “spoofer,” I should take a moment to explain to …

Online Trading Academy Lawsuit Update 2020

On February 12, 2020, the United States Federal Trade Commission filed a massive 8000+ page lawsuit against the Online Trading Academy. The complaint alleged that thousands of consumers spent a minimum of $370 million dollars and were systematically ripped off with phony performance claims. On February 25, 2020, …

Ryan Masten of Earn2Trade has been charged with fraud.

The CFTC, or Commodities Futures Trading Commission has charged the owner of Earn2Trade, Ryan Masten with fraud. In the verified complaint, filed in the Western District of Texas on September 2, is alleging that Masten was partnered with various Israeli citizens and orchestrated a global investment fraud of …
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Cycle Trader Pro and Jerome Bressert. Is this a performance con game?

Thanks for reading today’s review of Cycle Trader Pro. What is Cycle Trader Pro and what are they selling? According to the public-facing website, the company is owned and operated by a person named Jerome Bressert, and they specialize in teaching students how to get rich by day …
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Best Stock Strategy Review: Part I – Performance History of David Jaffee

Thanks for reading today’s review of Best Stock Strategy. What is Best Stock Strategy, and what are they selling? According to the BestStockStrategy.Com website, they are selling a stock options trading course titled “Best Education Available” for “only” $1,849 and “Real-Time Trade Alerts” for $349 per month. The …

Best Stock Strategy Review: Part II – The Secret Sauce

Part I of our review of David Jaffee’s “Best Stock Strategy” Options trading school covered the individual investment performance of David Jaffee over several years. Additionally, we detailed who is David Jaffee, his relevant life history related to investing, his work experiences, personal successes and failures, and a …
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The Authentic Trader: Steve DeWitt and his latest scam

Thanks for reading today’s update on the latest scam of Steve “NitWit” DeWitt. Oh yes, we all know Steve DeWitt. Too many articles and too much time have been spent by TradingSchools.Org writing about this perennial “Hall of Fame Scammer.” If there actually were a Hall of Fame …