The Holder Memorandum of 16 June 1999 is the equivalent of a “get out of jail free” card for all practitioners of financial fraud, with naked short sellers being the largest group of Wall Street criminals who are not only stealing money at the trillion dollar level, but also destroying innovation and individual entrepreneurs. The Department of Justice — until it overturns the Holder Memorandum and also applies federal RICO to all forms of inter-state financial crime, is complicit in this massive crime against humanity and the Republic. This should be a priority to our President, Donald J. Trump.
The National Association of Securities Dealers fined Morgan Stanley & Co. $1 million and suspended and fined seven traders for allegedly manipulating in 1995 the price of 10 stocks that are part of the Nasdaq 100 Index.
The decision was issued Monday, following five days of hearings last June and July before the NASD’s market-regulation committee. That committee, made up of members of the securities industry, was convened after Morgan Stanley contested an NASD Regulation complaint on the matter issued Oct. 25, 1996.
Thirty brokerage firms, including some of the biggest and most trusted names on Wall Street, agreed yesterday to pay about $900 million to end a civil suit contending they schemed with one another for years to fix prices on the Nasdaq stock market.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit, which represented tens of thousands of investors, called it the biggest settlement ever of a price-fixing lawsuit.
A class-action suit has been launched against Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. over its ”vanishing premium” policies. A multimillion-dollar lawsuit has been filed in Ontario Court General Division on behalf of a group of Manulife’s Ontario policyholders. Lawyer Charles Wright said the judge will be asked to establish the suit as a class action, where the claims and rights of many people with common interests are decided in a single-court proceeding. Toronto-based Manulife is already facing class actions in the United States pertaining to vanishing premium policies.
”There are thousands of people behind this suit,” Mr. Wright said. The suit bears the name of Bernard McKrow, 75, of Windsor, Ontario, who alleges he bought a $100,000 vanishing premium policy in 1986 after being told he would only have to make seven premium payments because money earned on the relatively high premiums would cover payments in the future. Continue reading “Article: CANADA’S MANULIFE HIT WITH CLASS-ACTION SUIT”
This is an appeal in a stock market manipulation case. Paul Russo, Barbara Hosman, and William Petrokansky appeal from judgments of conviction entered February 28, 1995, by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Sterling.
The expected guilty plea by Dennis T. Palmeri, Shearson’s former executive vice president in charge of stock loans, would be the first action following more than a year of examination by federal prosecutors.
The case also is said to be derived from information from jailed speculator Ivan F. Boesky, a major source of evidence for Wall Street securities investigations since he was ensnared in an insider trading probe in 1986.
NEW YORK, JULY 20 — The Manhattan U.S. attorney is conducting a criminal investigation of Wall Street’s lucrative securities lending business, focusing on an official of Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc., according to documents and sources familiar with the case.
Subpoenas issued as part of the grand jury investigation, while not stating the precise target of the probe, have requested witnesses to provide records about investments, transactions and accounts involving Dennis Palmeri, who supervises all of Shearson’s stock loan operations.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered an adminstrative hearing into the alleged manipulation of the price of the stock of International Business Machines Corp. by several Chicago broke-dealers. In a brief announcement yesterday the SEC alleged that broker-dealers sought to manipulate IBM shares through a series of transactions on the New York Stock Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
The SEC named Chicago Financial Partnership, Jameco Investments, Thomas J. Connelly Jr. III, Philip J. Dalman, James M. Chipman, Gail J. Connelly and Michael A. Faberburg, all of the .Chicago area.The SEC, which alleges fraud and manipulation of the market by certain of the Chicagoans, claims the series of questionable transactions took place during the week of July 11, 1977. Continue reading “Article: SEC Alleges Manipulation Of IBM Stock”
The complaint alleges that Loop made false and misleading statements about its purportedly “proven” technology that breaks down PET plastic to its base chemicals at a recovery rate of 100%. The complaint also alleges that Loop misrepresented its partnerships with key customers.
Food delivery service DoorDash on Friday filed paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. The S-1 filing, more than 200 pages long, shows that the company reported $1.9 billion in revenue for the nine months that ended Sept. 30, up from $587 million during the same period last year.
This prospectus covers the offer and resale by Innovatus Life Sciences Lending Fund I, LP, or Innovatus, and Innovatus Life Sciences Offshore Fund I-A, LP, or Innovatus Offshore, of up to an aggregate of 1,141,408 shares of our common stock, which includes 161,987 shares of our common stock issuable upon the exercise of warrants, issued to Innovatus and Innovatus Offshore in private transactions. Innovatus and Innovatus Offshore are also collectively referred to in this prospectus as the selling stockholders.