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Merrill Lynch Settles SEC Charges for Nearly $9 Million

Wall Street behemoth Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith agreed to pay nearly $8.9 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission....

Alleged Perpetrator of Initial Coin Offering Fraud Barred by SEC

Initial Coin Offering and Oil   The founder of a company that allegedly perpetrated a fraudulent initial coin offering to fund oil exploration and drilling...

Unregistered Brokers Charged by SEC with Selling Securities to Non-Accredited Investors

Unlawful Securities Sale The Securities and Exchange Commission charged four companies and five individuals for unlawfully selling securities of Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC to...

Former Trump Lawyer Starts GoFundMe Campaign

President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has started a GoFundMe page, The Hill reported on Wednesday. The campaign hopes to raise $500,000. An Overview...

Initial Coin Offering Fraudster Barred by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Controversy and Initial Coin Offering The Securities and Exchange Commission today obtained permanent officer-and-director and penny stock bars against David T. Laurance and Tomahawk Exploration...

Cloud Communications Executives Charged by SEC for Misleading Revenue Projections

A cloud communications company and two executives have been charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with providing misleading quarterly revenue estimates. The company...

A Family Affair – US Congressman and Close Family and Friends Charged with Insider...

Congressman Christopher Collins, the U.S. Representative for New York’s 27th Congressional District, his son, Cameron Collins and a third individual, Stephen Zarsky, have been...

Prison Sentence of 18 years for Canadian Man for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme That...

The United States attorney’s office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Monday that Henry Okpalefe, age 50, was sentenced to 18 years in...

Former Barbados Parliament Member and Minister of Industry Indicted for Money Laundering

Donville Inniss, a former member of the Parliament of Barbados, was charged on Tuesday with conspiracy to launder money and money laundering in federal...

Longtime Fraudster and Career Criminal Sentenced to 40 Years

A federal judge sentenced Harris Dempsey "Butch" Ballow in May to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding investors in a Nevada...

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Is Cryptocurrency in Danger?

The manipulation of cryptocurrency for unlawful cyber acts may be the newfound goal of cybercriminals, according to reports from The Hill. An Overview of the...