North Carolina Securities Regulators Pursuing Securities Fraudsters

North Carolina Securities Regulators Pursuing Securities Fraudsters

North Carolina Securities Regulators Pursuing Securities Fraudsters 150 150 Robert Rex, Esq.

June 2015

In the June 2015 Newsletter the North Carolina Securities Division announced their involvement in the following cases:

Darren Joseph Capote, of Patterson, NY, was indicted on July 11, 2011, in Ashe County Superior Court on three Class C felony counts of securities fraud. He is alleged to have defrauded an elderly victim in Ashe County. He was released from custody on a $100,000 secured bond. His next court appearance in Ashe County has been scheduled for September 28, 2015.

Claude Darrell McDougal, formerly of Charlotte, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer and pleaded guilty on July 24, 2014 to securities fraud for orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded his investor victims of more than $2.5 million. McDougal has been released on his own recognizance and is currently awaiting sentencing.

David Alan Topping, of Oak Island, NC, was arrested by law enforcement agents with the NC Secretary of State Securities Division on November 4, 2014 and charged with one felony count of securities fraud. The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office also charged Topping with one felony count of obtaining property by false pretenses and one misdemeanor charge for solicitation to obtain property by false pretenses. Topping is alleged to have defrauded multiple victims out of more than $100,000. He is currently out of jail on a $250,000 unsecured bond.


UPDATE ON CHARLES FACKRELL-December 2016-Charles Fackrell, 37, of Booneville, N. Carolina was sentenced to 63 months in jail according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for operating a $1.4 million Ponzi scheme.

Charles Caleb Fackrell, of Booneville, NC, was arrested by the Yadkinville Police Department in December, 2014 and to date has been charged with seven felony counts of obtaining property by false pretense. He is currently in the Yadkin County Detention Center under a $2.5 million secured bond.

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