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Selected Press Releases

SEC Charges New York-Based Firm and Owner in Penny Stock Scheme

08/22/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New York-based firm and its owner with conducting a penny stock scheme in which they bought billions of stock shares from small companies and illegally resold those shares in the public market.Read more

SEC Brings Charges in Puerto Rico-Based Ponzi Scheme Targeting Evangelical Christians and Factory Workers

08/21/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Puerto Rico resident and his company with conducting a Ponzi scheme that targeted evangelical Christians and factory workers in Puerto Rico.Read more

New Charges in Insider Trading Case Include Former CEO and Professional Baseball Player

08/17/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a second round of charges in an insider trading case involving former professional baseball players and the former top executive at a California-based medical eye products company that was the subject of the illegal trading.Read more

SEC Shuts Down $600 Million Online Pyramid and Ponzi Scheme

08/17/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an emergency asset freeze to halt a $600 million Ponzi scheme on the verge of collapse. The emergency action assures that victims can recoup more of their money and potentially avoid devastating losses.Read more

SEC Charges College Football Hall of Fame Coach in $80 Million Ponzi Scheme

08/16/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a former college football coach who teamed with an Ohio man to conduct an $80 million Ponzi scheme that included other college coaches and former players among its victims.Read more