SEC Internet Sweeps Led by the Office of Internet Enforcement

SEC Internet Sweeps Led by the SEC Office of Internet Enforcement

October 28, 1998 (SEC Charges 82 Individuals and Companies in 26 Actions Involving More Than $12 Million in Second Nationwide Microcap Fraud Sweep)

February 25, 1999 (SEC Continues Internet Fraud Crackdown: SEC Files Four More Cases Against Purveyors of Fraudulent Spam, Online Newsletters, Message Board Postings and Websites in its Ongoing Effort to Clean Up the Internet)

May 12, 1999 (SEC Steps Up Nationwide Crackdown Against Internet Fraud, Charging 26 Companies and Individuals for Bogus Securities Offerings; Vigilant Surveillance and Preemptive Strikes Help Prevent Investor Losses)

August 3, 1999 (SEC Charges 82 Individuals and Companies in 26 Actions Involving More Than $12 Million in Second Nationwide Microcap Fraud Sweep)

September 6, 2000 (SEC Continues Nationwide Crackdown Against Internet Fraud, Charging 33 Companies and Individuals With Fraud For Manipulating Microcap Stocks; Fourth Internet Sweep Brings to More Than 180 the Total Number of Internet Cases Filed)

 

About John Reed Stark

John Reed Stark's Profile Image John Reed Stark President of John Reed Consulting LLC. Served for 15 years as an SEC enforcement attorney leading cyber-related projects, investigations and enforcement actions; For 11 years as Founder/Chief of SEC Office of Internet Enforcement; For 15 years as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School teaching cyber law; For 10 years as a Guest Instructor at the FBI Academy; For 5+ years as Managing Director (three as head of the Washington, D.C. office) of Stroz, Friedberg, a global digital risk management firm, leading cybersecurity, incident response and digital compliance engagements for corporations. Appointed since 2017 as Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University Law School teaching law of cybersecurity and data breach response. Author of The Cybersecurity Due Diligence Handbook.