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AirBnB, FOMO & Fraud — How Shamoon Rafiq Fooled Investors with Fugazi Stocks
Airbnb, FOMO & Fraud — How Shamoon Rafiq Fooled Investors with Fugazi Stocks
By Jaime Getto
In 2020, as COVID cases exploded off the charts and businesses braced for impact, tech stocks skyrocketed into...
Shohei Ohtani’s long time interpreter strikes out after foul sports gambling scandal breaks
Shohei Ohtani’s long time interpreter strikes out after foul sports gambling scandal breaks
By Jaime Getto
Dodgers superstar pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani is making headlines beyond the bounds of...
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Red Flags 101: What To Do When Your Intelligo Report Surfaces Red Flags
By Jaime Getto
Anytime you run a background check or conduct due diligence on a potential investment or investment partner, there is a chance you will discover information that...
How to Read an Intelligo Report
How to Read an Intelligo Report
By Jaime Getto
If you’ve come to Intelligo, odds are you are looking to run a report to assess the risks associated with an upcoming investment, partnership, and/or key executive hire. Our reports...
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Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs): What Investors Need to Know
By Jaime Getto
Due diligence is all about risk mitigation and comprehensive knowledge about who you consider connecting yourself with—financially and in other ways. While this...
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How Intelligo Saw Trouble Coming For Bitwise — Months Before It Filed For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
By Jaime Getto
Like so many tech companies, Bitwise Industries had a grand vision: to transform underserved cities...
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Bankruptcies, Background Checks, and Rudy Giuliani
By Jaime Getto
A necessary step in making any executive hire or vetting potential investment partners is running a background check. Past behavior – especially involving financial or criminal...
Due Diligence Could Have Saved FinTech from Prashant Bhardwaj. Here’s How.
Due Diligence Could Have Saved FinTech from Prashant Bhardwaj. Here’s How.
By Jaime Getto
In early September, you might have caught a report in FinTech Business Weekly about the strange disappearance of Prashant Bhardwaj. Just seven months prior, Bhardwaj was..
How Investors Could Have Avoided A $2.7M Cherry-Picking Scheme
How Investors Could Have Avoided A $2.7M Cherry-Picking Scheme
By Jaime Getto
A Connecticut-based investment advisor agreed to pay almost $3 million to settle fraud charges from the Securities and Exchange Commission in September. On September 14, the SEC announced that it had reached a...
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