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More Recognition Of OTC Markets’ Fight Against Pump & Dumps

A new article in S&P Global Market Intelligence by Declan Harty discusses “How OTC Markets fights stock fraud enabled by ‘fake news’.” The article highlights how technology has made it easier for fraudsters to implement “pump and dumps” of OTC stock, listed securities, crypto currencies, and more. “Technology certainly transformed the stock promotion business,” said John Reed Stark, a cybersecurity consultant who

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OTC Markets Group Launches New Stock Promotion & Shell Risk Flags

On Wednesday, OTC Markets Group announced that a new stock promotion flag will enable investors to easily identify securities that are the subject of current promotional activity. This new flag, which is shaped like a megaphone, will appear on the promoted company’s quote page on otcmarkets.com. Stock promotion flags are part of an initiative OTC Market Group announced in November 2017

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