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Selected Press Releases

SEC Charges Jefferies LLC With Failing to Supervise Its Mortgage-Backed Securities Desk During Financial Crisis

03/12/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged global investment bank and brokerage firm Jefferies LLC with failing to supervise employees on its mortgage-backed securities desk who were lying to customers about pricing.Read more

SEC Charges Animal Feed Company and Top Executives in China and U.S. With Accounting Fraud. U.S.-Based Audit Committee Chair Charged for Complicity in Scheme.

03/11/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an animal feed company and top executives with conducting a massive accounting fraud in which they repeatedly reported fake revenues from their China operations in order to meet financial targets and prop up the stock price.Read more

SEC Charges Five Executives and Finance Professionals Behind Fraudulent Bond Offering by International Law Firm

03/06/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged five executives and finance professionals with facilitating a $150 million fraudulent bond offering by Dewey & LeBoeuf, the international law firm where they worked.Read more

SEC Announces Largest Monetary Sanction for Rule 105 Short Selling Violations

03/05/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the largest-ever monetary sanction for Rule 105 short selling violations as a Long Island-based proprietary trading firm and its owner agreed to pay $7.2 million to settle charges.Read more

SEC Halts International Pyramid Scheme Being Promoted Through Facebook and Twitter

03/05/2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an emergency enforcement action to stop a fraudulent pyramid scheme by phony companies masquerading as a legitimate international investment firm.Read more