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SEC Sued South Carolina Energy Companies for Allegedly Defrauding Investors

Two South Carolina energy companies are facing a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly defrauding investors. According to the SEC,...
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo to pay $35 million to settle charges related to its investment recommendation...

The broker-dealers of Wells Fargo and Company (NYSE: WFC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached an agreement to settle the charges involving...

FTC, New York AG’s Office Shutdown Illegal Debt Collection Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York Attorney General’s Office ended an illegal debt collection scheme, which was operated by Robert Heidenreich...

FTC Sending Refunds to Victims of Scammers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is sending refunds consumers who were victims of a tech support scam and deceptive marketing of...
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo to pay $500 million for misleading investors regarding its cross-sell strategy

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) agreed to pay $500 million to settle a complaint alleging that it misled investors between 2002 and 2016....
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Diageo agrees to pay $5 million to settle SEC charges over its disclosure failures

Diageo plc agreed to pay a penalty of $5 million to settle the allegations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC accused...

EquiAlt Faces SEC Lawsuit over Alleged Fraudulent Securities Offering

EquiAlt LLC, a private real estate firm based in Florida is facing a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging that...

ABN AMRO Settles SEC Charges for Allegedly Mishandling Pre-Released ADRs

ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago LLC agreed to settle the administrative proceeding filed by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleging that the firm mishandled pre-released...

Former Wells Fargo CEO Banned from Banking Industry, Fined $17.5M over Fake Account Scandal

John Stumpf, the former CEO of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), agreed to settle the charges against him in connection with his involvement in...

State AGs Defending CFPB to Ensure Consumer Protections against Abusive and Deceptive Practices

A coalition of 24 State Attorneys General (AGs) filed an amicus brief in support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in its case...

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Trump Considering Economy-Focused COVID-19 Task Force

The United States economy has suffered extensive hits in recent weeks alone. Attempts to crack down on COVID-19 have prompted numerous compulsory orders for...