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10/02/2014

Investor Bulletin: Savings and Investing Basics for Military Personnel

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to help military personnel make more informed savings and investing decisions and avoid common scams. Below is a list of ten suggestions that may help military personnel – and any investor – make better investments and avoid fraud.Read more

09/29/2014

SEC Charges Two Florida Men With Defrauding Investors in Purported Television Network

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against two Florida men for defrauding investors in a purported startup television network and production company by providing false information about its revenues and future prospects, including that former basketball star Michael Jordan planned to invest in the company.Read more

09/26/2014

SEC Announces Cases Targeting International Pyramid Scheme Operators

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against the operators of an international pyramid scheme that raised more than $129 million from investors worldwide, primarily in the U.S., China, and Taiwan. The case follows another against a separate pyramid scheme that lured investors in the U.S., China, and Korea with seminars, webinars, and YouTube videos.Read more

09/26/2014

SEC Charges Four Insurance Agents in Securities Fraud Targeting Elderly Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against four insurance agents for unlawfully selling securities in what turned out to be a multi-million dollar offering fraud targeting elderly investors.Read more

09/25/2014

SEC Suspends Trading in Nine Penny Stocks in Ongoing Initiative to Combat Microcap Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced suspensions in trading for nine different penny stocks as part of an ongoing enforcement initiative to combat microcap fraud.Read more