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Panacea Capital director faces everlasting ban – ASIC

Panacea Capital director faces everlasting ban – ASIC | Australian Dealer Information

The ban follows the director’s deceptive conduct

Panacea Capital director faces permanent ban – ASIC


Abigail Adriatico

The Australian Securities & Investments Fee (ASIC) has completely banned Brian Jacques Creigh, the director of funding firm Panacea Capital, from offering monetary companies or participating in a enterprise of monetary service.

ASIC has introduced that Creigh had been banned from such actions as he operated the Panacea Capital Cryptocurrency Funding Fund and not using a license from April 2021 till June 2022. He had additionally lied about it being authorised below an Australian Monetary Providers licence (AFSL).

Creigh misled traders into investing into the fund via giving them truth sheets that seemed that Panacea Capital offered a capital assure on the funding and was enterprise buying and selling methods being undertaken by an abroad fund, that the fund had been working since 2016 and had focused returns of 120% to 150%, and that Panacea Capital had a number of groups.

As all of the statements have been discovered to be deceptive, ASIC decided that Creigh had engaged in deceptive or misleading conduct. The very fact sheets have been additionally discovered to have contained data that was given to Creigh by third events related to Liquid Belongings Group (LAG).

Creigh was found to have transferred the invested funds to put money into the LAG fund, which had turned out to be an funding rip-off that prompted traders to lose $7.7 million.

ASIC additionally discovered that Creigh was not correctly educated as a result of he was not in a position to aptly react to the indicators that he was coping with scammers and that he was not match to have interaction in monetary companies as a result of his dishonest actions in addition to lack of integrity, trustworthiness, and judgement.

Creigh had been in his place as director of Panacea Capital since September 2015. In August 2016, he turned its sole director and shareholder. The agency was a company approved consultant of AFS licensee Drashta Capital Pty Ltd from November 2016 till July 2018 however after that, it had not held an AFSL and was not thought-about to be an authorised consultant below an AFSL.

Creigh will be capable of attraction to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

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