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Washington D.C., Nov. 7, 2017— The Securities and Exchange Commission is warning investors to beware online “paid-to-click” scams that promise an easy payday by merely purchasing a membership or an advertising product up front and then clicking on a certain number of online ads each day. The SEC’s investor alert explains that these online advertising […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it charged a registered municipal advisor and its owner with defrauding a south Texas school district in connection with multiple municipal bond offerings. The SEC’s order instituting proceedings found that in connection with three municipal bond offerings between January 2013 and December 2014, Mario Hinojosa and his wholly-owned […]
Discloses the Commission’s cyber risk profile, Discusses Intrusions at the Commission, and Reviews the Commission’s Approach to Oversight and Enforcement Washington D.C., Sept. 20, 2017— SEC Chairman Jay Clayton today issued a statement highlighting the importance of cybersecurity to the agency and market participants, and detailing the agency’s approach to cybersecurity as an organization and […]