March 16, 2022 — The SEC announced charges, and a settlement of those charges with Crosby Independent School District (Crosby ISD) and its former Chief Financial Officer, Carla Merka. They were charged with misleading investors in the sale of $20 million of municipal bonds in order to pay its outstanding […]
Was the Account Churned?
Churning is excessive trading in a customer’s account by a broker taken in the context of the customer’s financial situation and investment objectives. While no one test is available to determine if an account has been churned, churning requires three elements, first, excessive trading, and second, control of the account […]