Pump and dump
Seven Accused of $45M Pump-and-Dump Fraud
Kelly Kabilafkas allegedly orchestrated a fraud that culminated in him and his associates dumping shares in Airborne Wireless Network.
Attorneys Charged in $6M Microcap Fraud
The SEC says the lawyers played a "crucial role" in passing off at least 22 shell companies as legitimate startups.
SEC Warns of Initial Coin Offering Fraud Risks
Fraudsters could be using “the lure of new and emerging technologies to convince potential victims" to invest in companies that promote ICOs.
Nine Charged With Jammin’ Java Stock Fraud
The SEC alleges stock promoter Shane Whittle orchestrated a "pump-and-dump" scheme that artificially inflated the coffee distributor's share price.
Three Charged With Medical Firm ‘Pump-and-Dump’
The microcap markets are of increasing concern to regulators, says the U.S. Attorney's Office.
SEC Charges 34 Defendants With Microcap Fraud
Fifteen individuals and 19 firms allegedly participated in "pump-and-dump" schemes that netted $6.5 million in illegal profits.
SEC Suspends Trading in 128 Shell Companies
Doing so puts the 128 dormant penny-stock companies out of reach of 'microcap fraudsters,' says the Securities and Exchange Commission.