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Stock Broker Pleads Guilty to Microcap Stock Manipulation Scheme

Last week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced that a former New Hampshire stockbroker pleaded guilty for his role in a microcap market manipulation scheme which was actually part of an undercover operation. Robert Raffa, 57, of Penacook, NH, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud, one count of securities fraud, and

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New Jersey Stock Promoter Pleads Guilty to Charges in Market Manipulation Scheme

  According to an SEC press release, on June 1, 2017, Antonio Katz, a defendant in ongoing SEC litigation, pled guilty to criminal charges filed by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Katz was charged with one count of conspiracy and one count of securities fraud in connection with a pump-and-dump scheme that defrauded investors in Greenway Technology, a Las

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