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Securities and commodities fraud

Securities and commodities fraud

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Securities fraud -- United States,
  • Securities -- United States,
  • Commodity futures -- United States,
  • Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Fraud -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael V. Seitzinger
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 87-84 ALD, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 2, fr. 00447
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15455663M

      'The Law of Securities, Commodities and Bank Accounts is one of the few legal books that focus exclusively on describing the intricate legal aspects of securities, commodities and bank accounts. Furthermore, unlike other legal works dealing with similar subject matter, its compact size makes it an excellent travel companion.'. The Securities and Commodities laws permit the Attorney General to bring a civil law enforcement action to protect investors from fraud and other misconduct, and to enjoin unlawful practices. The Securities Unit of the Corporate Fraud Section investigates alleged violations of the law based upon complaints from members of the public, as well as.

    This case was brought in coordination with President Barack Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, on which U.S. Attorney Bharara serves as a Co-Chair of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group. The task force was established to wage an aggressive, coordinated and proactive effort to investigate and prosecute financial crimes.   OKLAHOMA CITY, May 28 (AP) — Fourteen commodity trading companies and 27 individuals, including former Oklahoma securities officials, have been named in a fraud suit filed by the Securities and.

      This case was brought in coordination with President Barack Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, on which Mr. Bharara serves as a Co-Chair of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group. The task force was established to wage an aggressive, coordinated and proactive effort to investigate and prosecute financial crimes. Commodities fraud - Commodities fraud - Unauthorized trading: Other significant fraud cases involved charges of unauthorized trading. For example, in a case brought against Jeffrey Silverman, the respondent had entered unauthorized commodity futures trades for eggs and pork bellies and continued to do so even after at least one customer objected.


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