The list of brokerage firms facing arbitration claims from investors who suffered losses from investments in
The basis of the lawsuits against concerns breach of fiduciary duty, with claimants alleging that brokerages like Based in Tustin, California, Medical Capital purchases accounts receivables of medical providers and then packages them as private investments. Over a six-year period, the firm raised $2.2 billion from 20,000 investors.
In addition, the SEC says Medical Capital made a number of multimillion-dollar investments that had nothing to do with its core business of medical receivables. Among those investments:
• $20 million for “The Perfect Game,” a film about a group of Mexican youths who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series in 1957;
• $7 million in a company that marketed a mobile phone application, which consisted of a live video feed of a hamster in a cage; and
• An unspecified amount for a 118-foot yacht called The Home Stretch.
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