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Selected Press Releases

SEC Announces Financial Fraud Cases

04/19/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a pair of financial fraud cases against companies and then-executives accused of various accounting failures that left investors without accurate depictions of company finances. Read more

SEC Charges Litigation Marketing Company With Bilking Retirees

04/15/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Los Angeles-based litigation marketing company and its co-founders with defrauding retirees and other investors who were told their money would be used to help gather plaintiffs for class-action and other lawsuits and they would earn hefty investment returns from settlement proceeds. Read more

SEC: Town Officials in New York Hid Financial Troubles From Bond Investors

04/14/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against Ramapo, N.Y., its local development corporation, and four town officials who allegedly hid a deteriorating financial situation from their municipal bond investors. Read more

SEC Case Freezes Assets of Ski Resort Steeped in Fraudulent EB-5 Offerings

04/14/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a Vermont-based ski resort and related businesses allegedly misusing millions of dollars raised through investments solicited under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. Read more

SEC: Research Analyst Is Insider Trading in Mother’s Brokerage Account

04/13/2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a research analyst who allegedly reaped more than $1.5 million in February through trades he made in his mother’s brokerage account based on nonpublic information he learned at work.Read more