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Former Cape Securities Broker Paul Elvidge of Port St. Lucie Sentenced for Wire Fraud

Port St. Lucie, FL

The Miami Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that Paul Elvidge, 54, of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, was sentenced by US DIstrict Judge Jose E. Martinez to 87 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million restitution for embezzling from client investment accounts while acting as a securities broker for  Cape Securities, Inc. and Seacoast Investor Services, Inc.

According to the release, Elvidge fraudulently authorized numerous wire transfers from his client’s brokerage accounts to his own personal bank and brokerage accounts, by preparing fraudulent letters of authorization and then forging the customer’s signature.

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