SEC Enforcement: Napkin-Eating Broker Settles; Ponzi Funds Used for Porn
Also, a hedge fund manager admits to providing bad data, which affected recording of 552 million shares.
SEC Enforcement: Fantasy Sports-Style Investing Site Gets a Little Too Real
Meanwhile, Massachusetts-based Interinvest Corp. and its owner funneled more than $17 million in client assets into four troubled Canadian penny stock companies, the SEC says.
SEC Enforcement: Phony Hedge Fund Manager Charged With Duping Small Businesses Out of $4M
In another action, a Canadian trader has agreed to settle SEC charges in a short-selling scheme.
On Wall Street, if You Earn More You Cheat More, Study Finds
More than a third of the highest paid financial professionals have firsthand knowledge of wrongdoing, and many say compensation plans incentivize lawbreaking, the study found.
Enforcement: Broker Convicted of Bilking Elderly Relatives in Fake Hedge Fund
Meanwhile, Goodyear agreed to pay $16 million to the SEC to settle bribery charges.
Enforcement Roundup: Ex-CCO Sues Over ‘Defamatory’ Form U5
In another action, the SEC charged five offshore entities with offering and selling unregistered penny stocks.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Twitter, Facebook Pre-IPO Fraud
SEC moves on a Ponzi-like social media IPO fraud case and multiple instances of alleged insider trading.
SEC Enforcement: Layne Christensen Fined $5M on Bribery Charge
Meanwhile, the SEC sanctioned Florida-based auditor Eliot Berman for violating federal laws and regs.
Enforcement Roundup: Stock Scam by New Yorker Used to Pay for Vacation, Plastic Surgery
Meanwhile, Rajaratnam brother to pay more than $840,000 for insider trading.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: HFT Firm Charged With Manipulating Closing Prices
In another action, FINRA slapped TD Ameritrade for a recordkeeping failure.