January 26, 2016

June 2, 2014

The SEC charged a charter school operator in Chicago with defrauding investors in a $37.5M bond offering for school construction by making materially misleading statements about transactions that presented a conflict of interest.  The SEC alleges that UNO Charter School Network Inc. and United Neighborhood Organization of Chicago not only failed to disclose a multi-million-dollar contract with a windows company owned by the brother of one of its senior officers, but investors also weren’t informed about the potential financial impact the conflicted transaction had on its ability to repay the bonds.  SEC

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