09/26/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some $129 million from preying on investors in China, Taiwan and the U.S. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the civil fraud charges Friday against eAdGear...
By Sarah Westwood | 09/22/14 03:56 PM
SEC officials said the widespread securities violations would have been difficult to detect were it not for the whistleblower, whose identity they did not make public.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/29/14 10:57 AM
Luis Aguilar, one of the five SEC commissioners, issued an unusual dissent to the SEC's punishment of an accountant, calling the decisions a "wrist slap at best."
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 01:12 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent loans from being bundled into securities and sold to investors, including an overhaul of the way that rating agencies work.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/21/14 10:11 AM
The Department of Justice said that it would be the single largest settlement with a U.S. business in history. The agreement includes $9.65 billion in cash paid out to federal and state agencies, and nearly $7 billion in consumer relief to borrowers hurt by the mortgage crisis.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
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