The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged four individuals and two companies with operating a $30 million Ponzi scheme that asked elderly investors to cash out of their 401(k)s and IRAs or use home equity lines of credit to invest in so-called “green” securities.

The four individuals are former husband and wife Wayde and Donna McKelvy, of Denver, who ran the fraudulent Speed of Wealth company, and Troy Wragg and Amanda Knorr of Philadelphia.

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