Tag: Securities Lawyer

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 […]

Whistleblower
Whistleblower

$6 Million Award to Five Whistleblowers

Washington D.C., April 25, 2022 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a total award of $6 million to two groups of whistleblowers who provided information and assistance in a single covered action. The first group of whistleblowers provided the SEC with key documents that led the staff to […]

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 […]