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Key Witness in Brett Parker Case Faces Federal Fraud Charges

Former Financial Advisor to Parker Family Faces Federal Fraud Charges The US Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Lexington County accountant, who was a key witness in both the criminal and gambling trials against Brett Parker, of federal fraud charges involving illegal profit from the assets of terminally ill people. Ben Staples, 63, reportedly victimized 44 dying people from 2008 to 2012, and converted about $6.5 million in the victims’ assets to his personal use, according to the federal fraud charges. The civil complaint … [Read more...]