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SEC Bars Lawyer Who Committed Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today barred a New York-based attorney from appearing or practicing before it and acting as an officer or director of a public company after finding that he made false and misleading statements in corporate […]

Oil and Gas Company Top Finance Executives Charged with Accounting Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) a Canadian-based oil and gas company and three of its former top finance executives have been charged for their alleged roles in an extensive, multi-year accounting fraud. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Penn West Petroleum Ltd., which has since […]

Insider Trading Charges Filed Against Research Scientist Aiming to Avoid SEC Detection

(HedgeCo.Net) Insider trading charges have been filed against a research scientist who allegedly searched the internet for “how sec detect unusual trade” before making a trade that the agency flagged as suspicious through data analysis. The SEC’s complaint alleges that […]

Fraud Charges Filed In Massive Telemarketing Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today brought fraud charges against 13 individuals allegedly involved in two Long Island-based cold calling scams that bilked more than one hundred victims out of more than $10 million through high-pressure sales tactics and […]

SEC Announces Charges in Massive Telemarketing Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today brought fraud charges against 13 individuals allegedly involved in two Long Island-based cold calling scams that bilked more than one hundred victims out of more than $10 million through high-pressure sales tactics and […]

Additional Charges Announced in Case Involving Pre-Released ADRs

HedgeCo.NET) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced additional charges in an enforcement investigation involving the improper handling of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) by a Wall Street firm’s securities lending desk. The SEC’s order finds supervisory failures by Anthony Portelli, […]

Information Technology Company and Former Executives Charged With Accounting Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Chicago-area information technology company Quadrant 4 System Corp. (QFOR) and two former top executives in an accounting fraud scheme that misled investors and allowed the former executives to siphon millions from the […]

Fraud Charges Filed in Alleged Bitcoin and Office Space Investment Schemes

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed fraud charges against the clandestine founder of a purported Bitcoin platform and a chain of co-working spaces located in former bars and restaurants, alleging that he bilked investors in both companies while […]

SEC Charges Oil and Gas Company and Top Finance Executives with Accounting Fraud

(HedgeCo.NET) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Canadian-based oil and gas company and three of its former top finance executives for their roles in an extensive, multi-year accounting fraud. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Penn West Petroleum Ltd., […]

SEC Charges Information Technology Company and Former Executives With Accounting Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Chicago-area information technology company Quadrant 4 System Corp. (QFOR) and two former top executives in an accounting fraud scheme that misled investors and allowed the former executives to siphon millions from the […]

SEC Files Fraud Charges in Bitcoin and Office Space Investment Schemes

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against the clandestine founder of a purported Bitcoin platform and a chain of co-working spaces located in former bars and restaurants, alleging that he bilked investors in both companies while […]

Additional Charges Announced in Case Involving Pre-Released ADRs

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced additional charges in an enforcement investigation involving the improper handling of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) by a Wall Street firm’s securities lending desk. The SEC’s order finds supervisory failures by Anthony Portelli, […]

Millions of Dollars Allegedly Siphoned From EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

(HedgeCo.Net) An Idaho man has agreed to pay back several million dollars he siphoned away for personal use rather than investing it as promised to create U.S. jobs through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The SEC alleges that Serofim Muroff […]

Brokerage Firm Charged With Failing to Comply With Anti-Money Laundering Laws

(HedgeCo.Net) A Salt Lake City-based brokerage firm has been charged with securities law violations related to its alleged practice of clearing transactions for microcap stocks that were used in manipulative schemes to harm investors. To help detect potential securities law […]

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