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    1. FT Alphaville

      March 2, 2015

      Slaughter of the shells

      Officials from the SEC have been out with axes and clubs across 24 states and also Canada, effectively putting 128 inactive penny...away those market vehicles that might be used in pump and dump operations. Once an OTC stock has been suspended...Paul Murphy

    2. November 4, 2014

      From Icahn to ‘I can’ social trading takes off

      ...to view their executed transactions and automatically replicate the trades...This levels the playing field and gives the same benefits to the small...rumours about a stock in so-called “pump and dump” schemes. In the UK, the...Tracy Alloway in New York

    3. August 27, 2014

      Beware Jolly Roger flag on pink sheet stocks

      ...jailed for fraud after running “pump and dump” schemes on penny stocks through a 1990s...the SEC is investigating. But pump and dump schemes are common and frequently...Brooklyn with allegedly running a pump and dump that cost investors $50m. The...By Nicole Bullock and Kara Scannell in New York

    1. July 17, 2014

      US authorities charge seven over ‘pump and dump’ scheme

      ...charged with allegedly running a “pump and dump” scheme that artificially inflated shares of small-cap companies and cost innocent investors at least...self-described merchant banking and financial advisory firm based in Rowayton...By Kara Scannell in New York

    2. May 30, 2014

      Best of 2014 - Ducks, eagles, coke and dwarfs: the real Wolf

      ...the age of cocaine and Quaaludes, and Mr Belfort indulged without restraint...when US regulators shut down the firm and charged him with multiple counts...the thousands of victims of his “pump and dump” share schemes. On a world tour to tell...By James Pickford

    3. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2014

      Shareholder hacktivists?

      ...payouts, or reducing investments and, second, adversarial interventions...appreciate their long-term costs and therefore tends to be followed by...Similarly, we find no evidence for pump-and-dump patterns in which the exit of an...Cardiff Garcia

    4. February 13, 2014

      China: Funds on the edge

      ...has one of the best risk controls and management systems of any in China...get comfortable with the set-up and how they made their money,” the...with stories of insider trading, pump-and-dump tactics and cornering stocks...By Paul J Davies and Simon Rabinovitch

    5. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2014

      The real reason the Chinese are mad for gold

      ...in Chinese liabilities and in the RMB, which we have...punishingly high nominal and real interest rates...for Chinese investors to dump the currency in favour...without debt injections and that is a situation...commentary – FT Alphaville Pump up, debase – FT Alphaville...Izabella Kaminska

    6. January 26, 2014

      Wild west market springs up around legal marijuana

      ...are not a lot of them, so it is simple supply and demand,” he says. The frothy trading prompted...warning investors of the stocks’ thin volumes and the potential for their use in “pump and dump” schemes. A Finra spokesman said no related...By Joe Morris

    7. January 9, 2014

      Make way for more wolves of Wall Street

      ...chronicler of the American underworld, and he has documented a disturbing chapter...made millions of dollars in the 1980s and 1990s running a brokerage called Stratton...specialised in a racket known as “pump and dump” – using high-pressure sales tactics...By Gary Silverman in New York

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