We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

SEC Blacklists Atty Over $37M Hedge Fund Ponzi Scheme

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 4:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday issued an order prohibiting Oregon attorney Robert Custis from appearing or practicing before the commission for his role in facilitating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $37 million.

The commission said it had suspended Custis under Rule 102(e) of its Rules of Practice, which allows it to censure attorneys who are found to be “lacking in character or integrity” or who have willfully violated or helped others to violate federal securities laws.

The order...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Custis

Case Number




Nature of Suit



Paul Papak

Date Filed

September 20, 2012

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.