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Selected Press Releases

SEC Charges New Jersey-Based Accounting Firm and Founding Partner for Failed Audits of China-Based Company

09/30/2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New Jersey-based audit firm and one of its founding partners for their roles in the botched audits of a China-based company that failed to disclose related party transactions by its CEO and others.Read more

SEC Charges South Florida Woman Behind Ponzi Scheme Targeting Colombian-American Community

09/30/2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a woman living in South Florida with defrauding investors in a Ponzi scheme and affinity fraud that targeted the local Colombian-American community and involved purported investments in immigration bail bonds.Read more

SEC Charges Three Auditors in Continuing Crackdown on Violations or Failures By Gatekeepers

09/30/2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against three auditors for violating federal securities laws or failing to comply with U.S. auditing standards during their audits and reviews of financial statements for publicly traded companies.Read more

SEC Charges Operators of Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors to Invest in Football-Related Scam

09/26/2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the operators of a South Florida-based boiler room scheme with defrauding seniors and other investors they pressured into purchasing stock in a company that purportedly developed ground-breaking technology for the National Football League to use in the Super Bowl.Read more

SEC Charges China-Based Executives With Fraud and Insider Trading

09/26/2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the former CEO of an education services provider based in China with stealing tens of millions of dollars from investors in a U.S. public offering, and charged another executive with illegally dumping his stock in the company after he helped steal valuable company assets.Read more