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NOTE: All assets purchased with illicit wealth are confiscatable without trial. This includes all the mansions on the Connecticut waterfront, all the real estate all over the world, the yachts, the aircraft, the stocks of gold and silver and jewels, and more.
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Tehran Times, May 26, 2020 – International
TEHRAN – Robert David Steele, a former Marine Corps infantry officer and CIA spy as well as an activist for Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE), contributes regularly to Tehran Times.
Andrew Edward Left is an activist short seller, author and editor of the online investment newsletter Citron Research, formerly StockLemon.com. Left is known for advising investors on short selling and has often appeared on various media outlets such as CNBC and Bloomberg to talk about his opinions on stocks. In 2016, Left was banned for five years by the Hong Kong Market Misconduct Tribunal for disclosing false or misleading information, and so inducing transactions under the Securities and Futures Ordinance.
Robert S. Khuzami was the Deputy U.S. Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York until March 22, 2019. He previously was a United States federal prosecutor and Assistant United States Attorney for the office, and a former director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He was previously a partner at law firm Kirkland & Ellis. and general counsel of Deutsche Bank AG. Khuzami graduated from the University of Rochester (BA), and Boston University (JD).
Wayne Jett is managing principal and chief economist of Classical Capital LLC, a Pasadena CA registered investment advisor engaged in economic analysis and asset management services. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Los Angeles, and speaks to CFA chapters nationally on the subject of monetary policy reform. In private law practice 1970-1999, he argued cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, the U. S. Court of Appeals, and the federal and state trial and appellate courts. He has led seminars in supply-side economics for CFALA and for Security Analysts of San Francisco, and speaks and writes on constitutional and economic topics. He is also the author of The Fruits of Graft: Great Depressions Then and Now. In 2006, Jett was one of the organizers of the Naked Short, and Greedy event for CFA-LA.
A whistleblower just took home $50 million — the biggest award the SEC has ever paid
CNN, 5 June 2020
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has paid out its largest-ever whistleblower award — nearly $50 million.
The whistleblower tipped off the agency to a currency manipulation scheme at a massive bank, resulting in a “successful enforcement action,” the SEC said Thursday.
The Wall Street Journal, which conducted an investigation about the scheme, reported the whistleblower is a trader from Bank of New York Mellon (BKPRC) who alerted the SEC about the bank’s reported pattern of “overcharging big clients on currency trades.”
Kraig Higginson is the Executive Chairman of the Board at Sundance Strategies, Inc. Higginson served as Chief Executive Officer of VIA Motors, Inc., until January 2014. From October 2003 until November 2010, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Raser Technologies. Higginson also founded American Telemedia Network, Inc., a publicly-traded NASDAQ company. In 2019, Raser Technologies filed a lawsuit against Morgan Stanley and claimed the defendants “devised and perpetrated a naked short selling stock manipulation scheme that targeted and intentionally destroyed a Utah company, Raser Technologies.” This action resulted in Raser filing for bankruptcy. Plaintiffs also subsequently sued Merrill, Goldman, and several related entities, for violations of the Utah Pattern of Unlawful Activity Act.