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CEO, Attorney Plead Guilty to Market Manipulation

Microcap fraud has long been a focus of the Commission. The U.S. Attorney’s Office has also brought a series of criminal cases centered on market manipulation charges involving these entities. This week prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York

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SEC Charges Rio Tinto, Executives With Fraud

The Commission charged mining giant Rio Tinto Plc, its subsidiary Rio Tinto Limited, and two of its executives, former CEO Thomas Albanese and former CFO Guy Elliott, with fraud. The case centers on the acquisition of a coal property carried

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