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SEC Charges Unregistered Brokers that Facilitated more than $1.2 Billion in Primarily Penny Stock Trades

Nov. 17, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Jeffrey K. Galvani, Stuart A. Jeffery, and two New York-based entities they controlled with operating as unregistered broker-dealers that facilitated more than $1.2 billion of securities trading, primarily in penny stocks. The SEC’s complaint alleges that Galvani and Jeffery […]

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SEC Adopts Amendments to Modernize Fund Shareholder Reports and Promote Transparent Fee- and Expense-Related Information in Fund Advertisements

Oct. 26, 2022 —The Securities and Exchange Commission voted today to adopt rule and form amendments to require mutual funds and exchange-traded funds to transmit concise and visually engaging shareholder reports and to promote transparent and balanced presentations of fees and expenses in investment company advertisements. “Shareholder reports are amongst […]

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New Jersey Real Estate Development Firm and Four Executives Charged With $600 Million Ponzi-like Fraud

Oct. 13, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged New Jersey-based National Realty Investment Advisors LLC (NRIA) and four of its former executives with running a Ponzi-like scheme that raised approximately $600 million from about 2,000 investors.  The Complaint’s Allegations The SEC’s complaint alleges that beginning in 2018, […]

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January 2022 Ponzi Schemes

From Kathy Bazoian Phelps’ Ponzi Scheme Blo. The reported stories reflect at least 5 new Ponzi schemes worldwide, 3 guilty pleas, more than 48 years of prison sentences, and an average age of approximately 47 for the alleged Ponzi schemers. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6895247004092514304

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Securities Enforcement Investigations

SEC enforcement investigations cover a wide range of targets and witnesses, from the big investment banks and their employees, to public companies to private companies who are soliciting investments, small companies. The SEC conducts its investigations privately, and does so by requesting voluntary cooperation or issuing subpoenas for documents and […]