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Problem GreyMountain Management's Nest of Binary Scam Brokers

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Private, 1st Class
Anyone got champagne handy?


Release Number 8231-20

CFTC Charges 5 Canadians, 1 American, and 4 Companies in $165 Million Global Binary Options Fraud Scheme

September 02, 2020

Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced the filing of a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas charging six individuals and four companies with operating a fraudulent binary options trading scheme that received over $165 million in connection with illegal, off-exchange binary option transactions on currency pairs, oil, and other commodities.

The complaint charges that from at least May 1, 2013 through April 29, 2018, three Canadian brothers—defendants David Cartu, Jonathan Cartu, and Joshua Cartu—marketed, offered, and sold illegal, off-exchange binary options to retail customers on websites under the BeeOptions, Glenridge Capital, and Rumelia Capital binary option brands. As alleged in the complaint, the Cartu brothers, along with a pair of Canadian brothers living in Israel—defendants Leeav Peretz and Nati Peretz—operated call centers primarily located in Israel that targeted and victimized U.S. residents by promising “quick” returns of “between 60-85%” by trading binary options. The complaint further alleges that, at the direction of the Cartu and Peretz brothers, the individual brokers soliciting U.S. customers falsely represented their financial expertise, compensation structure, physical location, and identity. These brokers also falsely claimed that the offered binary option transactions were profitable, when the majority of customers lost money. Also charged in the alleged fraud is Ryan Masten of Austin, Texas, and his company BareIt Media LLC d/b/a SignalPush, a Texas entity, as well as All Out Marketing Limited, Blue Moon Investments, Ltd., and Orlando Union Inc., each an offshore entity owned and controlled by one of the Cartu brothers.

“The scope and breadth of the fraudulent activity alleged in this case is only matched by that of the international and domestic cooperation organized to prosecute it,” said Division of Enforcement Director James McDonald. “The CFTC is committed to leveraging not only our resources, but also our extensive relationships with domestic and foreign partners, to root out misconduct in our derivatives markets.”

Case Background

The complaint charges that, unbeknownst to customers, beginning on or before September 26, 2015, the binary option transactions offered by BeeOptions, Glenridge Capital, and Rumelia Capital were executed on an internet-based trading platform developed and operated by the Cartu brothers and Masten. As alleged in the complaint, customers of the Cartu brands, and later customers of other binary options brands operated by third-parties, accessed the Cartu platform through each individual binary brand’s website. The complaint charges that the Cartu brothers and Masten, acting through the defendant entities, controlled these transactions and manipulated the results of some trades to force customer losses and generate profits for themselves.

As alleged in the complaint, the Cartu brothers also operated Greymountain Management Limited, a now-defunct “payment processor” that maintained its principal place of business in Ireland. The Cartu brothers used Greymountain to facilitate the transfer of funds from customers in the U.S. and elsewhere for illegal, off-exchange binary option transactions. Through Greymountain and other related entities, the Cartu brothers processed over $165 million in credit card payments for binary option transactions. The complaint further alleges that Masten and SignalPush provided trade signals and auto-trader services to customers, and failed to register with the CFTC as required.

In its continuing litigation against the defendants, the CFTC seeks disgorgement of ill-gotten gains, civil monetary penalties, restitution for the benefit of customers, permanent registration and trading bans, and a permanent injunction from future violations of the Commodity Exchange Act as charged.

The CFTC cautions victims that restitution orders may not result in the recovery of money lost, because the wrongdoers may not have sufficient funds or assets. The CFTC will continue to fight vigorously for the protection of customers to ensure wrongdoers are held accountable.

The CFTC thanks the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) for their assistance in this matter. Earlier this year, the OSC commenced a proceeding against the Cartu brothers for violations of securities law involving over 700 Ontarian investors and over $1.4 million Canadian dollars. The CFTC also thanks and acknowledges the assistance of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, International Financial Services Commission of Belize, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany, Central Bank of Ireland, Israel Securities Authority, Malta Financial Services Authority, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, and the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority.

The Division of Enforcement staff members responsible for this case are Heather Dasso, Benjamin E. Sedrish, Stacie Pan, Elizabeth N. Pendleton, Elizabeth Streit, Scott R. Williamson, and Robert T. Howell.

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CFTC’s Binary Options Fraud Advisories

The CFTC has issued several customer protection Fraud Advisories that provide the warning signs of fraud, including the Binary Options and Fraud Advisory, which alerts customers to this type of fraud and list simple ways to spot it.

The CFTC also strongly urges the public to verify a company’s registration with the Commission before committing funds. If unregistered, a customer should be wary of providing funds to that entity. A company’s registration status can be found using NFA BASIC.

Customers can report suspicious activities or information, such as possible violations of commodity trading laws, to the CFTC Division of Enforcement via a toll-free hotline 866-FON-CFTC (866-366-2382) or file a tip or complaint online.


This is how it's done. People like Mbreitfelder digging and passing on info. Victims reporting as many details as possible to all applicable regulators. Then, when enough evidence of a serious crime is gathered, regulators, singly or in groups, step in and take action. Anyone who says "Don't bother to report it to the regulators since they never do anything" is endorsing letting scams like Grey Mountain Management keep running.

I hope all of these people end up having to serve 50+ years before being eligible for parole.
Any of these companies under receivership so we can get our money back?


2nd Lieutenant
Any of these companies under receivership so we can get our money back?

“Based on this ruling, one of the Irish lawyers who took on the case expects the courts to issue similar decisions for the rest of the victims. If the Cartus are ordered to recompense their victims, that judgment will be enforceable across the European Union and, with further applications, potentially in other countries too.


“The Irish Central Bank’s money laundering unit soon began to investigate why Greymountain, which wasn’t authorized to operate as a money-transmission business in Ireland, was processing such large and frequent credit card transactions.

….by soon they mean years

“ Then a whistle-blower from inside the Cartus’ Irish satellite office came forward to police, further advancing the case.

…one more Fairy Tale :rolleyes:


1st Lieutenant
Yup, it has already been over 6 years since I started looking into GMM.

Ya don't think that someone within the Irish office blabbed? LOL Blabbed and recanted is more like it.


2nd Lieutenant
Yup, it has already been over 6 years since I started looking into GMM.

Ya don't think that someone within the Irish office blabbed? LOL Blabbed and recanted is more like it.


any idea why true numbers of victims or investors had not been stated, families ending in the gutter beyond repair ...a little too easy phrasings on their page 5/c11

probably as well embarrassing to ask how much revenue was generated for visa and master card including their chargeback fines

nevertheless many failures been exposed compared to other eu coward jurisdictions where victims end up getting insulted in court :(


I don't have any information or history with Magnum Options.

I do have experience with Birman Law. Veronica Birman has been an attorney for 2 years, not long enough to be effective. My bells, whistles and the hair on the back of my neck would be standing on end if they contacted me about my losses. How would THEY know about that? Most Israeli attorneys will ask for a down payment of that sort, I have contacted three and one stands out above the rest, Nimrod Assif. I have contacted him through email and telephone and he is a go getter.

I have a surprise for the real owners of Greymountain Management that should rock their world. Hopefully it is fast enough to get your money back. There are countries who are finally doing something about these slime balls, but they are in for a surprise from me. I am doing my best to get everything I have to the right USA agencies. I am getting things done as quickly as I can, believe me.
Dear Mr. Breitfelder,
Best Mike,

I got this info from you according the lawyer Mr. Nimrod Assif and I started a case with him. Can I contact you please?