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Selected Press Releases

SEC Halts Fraudulent Investment Scheme by New York-Based Fund Manager

05/25/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against a New York-based fund manager and his two firms for luring investors into a trading program that would purportedly maximize their profits but instead spent their money in unauthorized ways.Read more

SEC Charges Northern California Fund Manager in $60 Million Scheme

05/24/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an investment adviser in Scotts Valley, Calif., with running a $60 million investment fund like a Ponzi scheme and defrauding investors by touting imaginary trading profits instead of reporting the actual trading losses he incurred.Read more

SEC Charges Two Feeders for One of South Florida's Largest-Ever Ponzi Schemes

05/22/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two individuals who provided the biggest influx of investor funds into one of the largest-ever Ponzi schemes in South Florida.Read more

SEC Charges New Jersey Man in Real Estate Investment Scam

05/17/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a New Jersey man with operating a Ponzi-like scheme involving a series of investment vehicles formed for the purported purpose of purchasing and managing rental apartment buildings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.Read more

SEC Charges Seattle-Based Fund Manager for Secretly Diverting Client Funds to His Own Start-Up Companies

05/17/2012

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Seattle-based investment adviser and his firm with defrauding clients by secretly investing their money in two risky start-up companies he co-founded.Read more