Tag: Wedbush Securities Inc.

pump and dump scheme
March 28, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Wedbush Securities hit with SEC charges for employee’s long-running pump-and-dump fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges against Wedbush Securities Inc. for failing to supervise employee Timary Delorme after the broker-dealer ignored numerous red flags indicating that Delorme was involved in a long-running pump-and-dump scheme targeting retail investors. Delorme agreed to settle fraud charges stemming from the same scheme. This is the second SEC…

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SFC fines
February 06, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Wedbush Securities fined $1.5 million for customer fund protection issues

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has fined Wedbush Securities Inc. $1.5 million for violating the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Customer Protection and Net Capital Rules, and for related supervisory and books and records failures. The SEC Customer Protection Rule creates requirements to protect customers' funds and securities. To ensure…

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