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Selected Press Releases

SEC Charges Capital One with Understating Auto Loan Losses

04/24/2013

Washington, D.C., April 24, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Capital One Financial Corporation and two senior executives for understating millions of dollars in auto loan losses incurred during the months leading into the financial crisis.Read more

Investors to Receive Their Entire Investments Back After SEC Halted Scheme Exploiting Immigration Program

04/23/2013

Washington, D.C., April 23, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that investors in a fraudulent investment scheme that offered foreign investors a path to citizenship will get their money back promptly thanks to the SEC’s recent court action. A federal district court judge has ordered the return of all investors’ principal investment in the fraudulent securities offering.Read more

SEC Charges Former Executive with Insider Trading On Nonpublic Information Obtained as Part of Professional Group

04/22/2013

Washington, D.C., April 22, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former corporate executive living in South Florida with insider trading based on confidential information that he learned as part of a professional organization.Read more

George Canellos and Andrew Ceresney Named Co-Directors of Enforcement

04/22/2013

Washington, D.C., April 22, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Acting Director George Canellos and former federal prosecutor Andrew Ceresney have been named Co-Directors of the Division of Enforcement.Read more

SEC Charges Chicago-Based Investment Adviser with Defrauding CalPERS and Other Clients

04/18/2013

Washington, D.C., April 18, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the CEO of Chicago-based investment advisory firm Simran Capital Management with lying to the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and other current and potential clients about the amount of money managed by the firm.Read more