Horizon Ponzi Investigation


Girard Sharp is investigating potential claims on behalf of Horizon Private Equity investors based on reports that John J. Woods and his associates perpetrated a multimillion-dollar government bonds Ponzi scheme. 

If you invested in Horizon Private Equity or other John J. Woods businesses, you may have a claim for relief.

Speak with a Girard Sharp investment fraud attorney for a free consultation by calling toll-free at (866) 981-4800 or by filling out the form below: 

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More Information on the Horizon Ponzi Scheme

As of the end of July 2021, investors in the alleged Ponzi scheme were owed over $110,000,000. On August 20, 2021, the SEC filed a complaint against John J. Woods and his affiliated businesses. Woods and certain investment advisors told investors that they would receive returns of 6-7% interest, guaranteed for two to three years, for non-specific investments in a fund called “Horizon Private Equity.” Investors were not informed that their money would or could be used to pay returns to earlier investors.

Other John J. Woods businesses we are investigating include:

  • Livingston Group Asset Management Company
  • Southport Capital

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