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March 19, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Electronic Transaction Clearing settles charges of misusing client funds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced that Electronic Transaction Clearing (ETC), a registered broker-dealer headquartered in Los Angeles, has agreed to settle charges that it illegally placed more than $25 million of customers’ securities at risk in order to fund its own operations. Among other things, the SEC found that ETC violated the…

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