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Selected Press Releases

Three Software Company Founders to Pay $5.8 Million to Settle Charges of Insider Trading Ahead of Sale

05/12/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed insider trading charges against three software company founders for taking unfair advantage of incorrect media speculation and analyst reports about the company’s acquisition.Read more

SEC Charges Three Sales Managers With Insider Trading Ahead of Major Acquisition

05/12/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged three former sales managers at San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. with insider trading ahead of a major acquisition announcement.Read more

SEC Announces Charges and Asset Freeze Against Hedge Fund Advisory Firm Distributing Falsified Performance Results

05/07/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a New York-based investment advisory firm and two executives for distributing falsified performance results to prospective investors in two hedge funds they managed. Read more

SEC Charges Ohio-Based Investment Adviser and President for Fraudulently Hiding Account Shortfall

05/05/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Columbus, Ohio-based investment advisory firm and its president for repeatedly hiding a shortfall of more than $700,000 in client assets. Read more

SEC Charges Toronto-Based Consultant and Four Others in Reverse Merger Schemes Involving China-Based Companies

05/05/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Toronto-based consultant and four associates with conducting illegal reverse merger schemes to bring a pair of China-based companies into the U.S. markets so they could manipulate trading and reap millions of dollars in illicit profits.Read more