Tag: COVID-19

Pump-and-dump schemes taking advantage of unsuspecting investors have long been a Commission staple. Over the years the agency has brought an almost continuous stream of these cases, all with a familiar pattern: The manipulator secretly gets control of the shares, …

Another Manipulation Tied to COVID-19 Read More »

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The Commission is focusing its enforcement program, at least in part, on COVID-19. This week the regulator filed two fraud actions centered on solicitations by firms related to on virus. Neither case settled. A co-director of enforcement discussed these efforts …

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week of May 18, 2020) Read More »

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