Article: Chinese coal company’s share placement produces interesting collection of investors

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Chinese coal company’s share placement produces interesting collection of investors

Chris Carey

sharesleuth, 13 September 2010

Sharesleuth took a closer look at the registration statement covering the resale of those shares, and found that no fewer than eight people who participated in the placement have been the subject of Securities and Exchange Commission actions or criminal prosecutions.

The list includes at least four people who were directly or indirectly linked to stock-manipulation schemes. Several other investors were previously involved in a small cluster of U.S. companies whose placements were manipulated by a ring of boiler room brokerages in the 1990s.

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