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SEC Charges Two Individuals for Meme Stock Wash Trading

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two individuals for engaging in a fraudulent scheme designed to collect liquidity rebates from exchanges by wash trading put options of certain “meme stocks” in early 2021. The SEC’s complaint mentions stocks like GameStop, AMC Entertainment, Blackberry, and… Read More

SEC Files Charges Against Analyst that Allegedly was Front Running Big Trades

The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against a quant analyst for “perpetrating a years-long front-running scheme that generated illicit profits of at least $8.5 million.” Sergei Polevikov, who worked at two asset management firms, allegedly abused his position to benefit from information he… Read More

SEC Charges Canadian in Front-Running Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a trader at a Canadian-based asset management firm in an extensive front-running scheme that netted family members close to $4 million. For more than six years Sean Wygovsky allegedly traded in his family members’ accounts at brokerage firms… Read More

SEC Hits JPM Subsidiary With $2.75M Fine

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) subsidiary Neovest, Inc. has agreed to pay a $2.75 million fine for failing to register as a broker-dealer in violation of federal securities laws. This is the first time the agency has… Read More

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