Tuesday, October 15, 2019 BREAKING: Ex-Woodbridge CEO Gets 25 Years For $1.3B Ponzi Scheme Former Woodbridge Group owner and CEO Robert H. Shapiro was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that raised $1.3 billion from more than 8,000 investors, resulting in approximately $470 million in losses to them.
The Woodbridge Group of Companies investment scam has impacted thousands of people across the United States over the past several years. Woodbridge, a commercial real estate development firm, bilked investors out of nearly $2 billion in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. Company owner Robert H. Shapiro was arrested on April 11th and charged by the U.S. … Continue reading New Criminal Filings in the Woodbridge Fiasco
Note: NOTHING THAT FOLLOWS CAN BE TAKEN AS INVESTMENT ADVICE. YOUR PERSONAL DUE DILIGENCE IS REQUIRED TO DECIDE TO KEEP OR SELL AN INTEREST IN THE Woodbridge Liquidation Trust Are you a noteholder, unitholder, or investor in Woodbridge Wealth / Group of Companies? Looking for the latest updates on the impending Chapter 11 bankruptcy? Are … Continue reading Woodbridge Bankruptcy Update: Timeline, Latest News & More
Update from Fred Chen on when the first distributions are likely to roll out from the Rehab Trust
On October 26, 2018, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Woodbridge Chapter 11 plan of liquidation. Counsel for debtors (or the lawyers representing Woodbridge in the Chapter 11 in other words) have represented that they anticipate emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and commencing initial cash distributions, in the first quarter of 2019. ⁃ … Continue reading January Appears to be the Goal
If you need to update the folks handling the Woodbridge rehabilitation plan of say changes with your mailing address, name change etc. the website link to use is: http://cases.gardencitygroup.com/wgc/Also there is a phone # Toll Free: 1-888-735-7613 - but I personally haven't had that really ever solve a problem when I have tried it ... things could … Continue reading Updates and Changes with Bankruptcy Court / Rehabilitation Trust
Several properties are 'in escrow' to close
It looks like last week was a good one for the Woodbridge Chapter 11 rehabilitation plan. The SEC reached an agreement with Robert Shapiro for him to pay $125 million in penalties. Not all of this will flow into the rehab pot to be distributed ... but most will. I'm trying to find the details … Continue reading More Money Into the Rehab Pot for Lenders & Unit Holders
Woodbridge pitched the idea that we have a Note (evidence of debt) and an assignment of the first mortgage against a specific piece of real estate to secure the Note, thus a secured Note. Ordinarily, this would entitle the note holder to foreclose on the note and take some ownership of the real estate if … Continue reading FAQ #7: Will I be entitled to recover my collateral?
We (all) now know that Woodbridge Wealth (one of its many name used to hide the true corporate structure set up by Robert Shapiro) was a fraud and even a Ponzi scheme. It was originally pitched as a master fix/flip real estate hard money lender, which is a legitimate and even conservative business model. So … Continue reading Woodbridge Ponzi and Fraud – why are they in Chapter 11