January 26, 2016

July 2, 2014

The SEC charged five traders for committing short selling violations while trading for themselves and Worldwide Capital Inc.  This is the Long Island, N.Y.-based proprietary firm that in March paid $7.2M, the largest-ever monetary sanction, for Rule 105 violations.  Rule 105 prohibits the short sale of an equity security during a restricted period – generally five business days before a public offering – and the subsequent purchase of that same security through the offering.  SEC

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