Enforcement

Enforcement

FINRA Bars Two For Cheating on Exam

Really? You are in an industry that requires honesty and integrity, and you cheat on a qualification exam? Maybe the fact that it was administered remotely made it seem less serious, but really, if you can’t pass the exam without cheating, you need to find another career. These two don’t […]

Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency Enforcement

Cryptomining and Trading Scheme Charged

Washington D.C., May 6, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against MCC International Corp. (MCC), which does business as Mining Capital Coin Corp., its founders Luiz Carlos Capuci, Jr. (aka Junior Caputti or Capuci) and Emerson Souza Pires (Pires), and two other entities controlled by […]

Enforcement

SEC Asset Freeze In Case of $450 Million Ponzi Scheme

April 15, 2022 – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges and an asset freeze against several Las Vegas-area individuals and companies allegedly behind a nearly half-billion dollar Ponzi scheme involving purported personal injury settlements. The SEC charged certain defendants with violations of the antifraud provisions of the federal […]