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Pump and Dump Scam

Tips for the Accredited Investor to Avoid Being Scammed

Arkady Bukh | Posted 08.28.2016 | Crime
Arkady Bukh

If you are presented with an opportunity to invest in an unregistered offering, in addition to thoroughly investigating an investment--and the expert selling it--you should be on the lookout for some potential scams.

Facebook: SEC Should Investigate the Pump and Dump

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Facebook isn't the worst example of financial shenanigans that need investigation by the SEC, but I've chosen to give it attention recently because the general public can easily understand the mechanics of a stock pump and dump.

D.M. Levine

Twins Accused Of Massive Stock-Picking Robot Scheme Started As Teenagers

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

Call it a family business. On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed suit against British twins for operating an alleged pump-and-dump s...

Pumping and Dumping the 401(k) Crowd

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

In America, the people are mad as hell and they aren't going to take it anymore. Or that's what you would think if you tuned in to any cable channel spewing the new populism.