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SEC Ignores Federal Law, Lets Marijuana Biz Offer Stocks


SEC Ignores Federal Law, Lets Marijuana Biz Offer Stocks

The United States government is helping a California-based company perpetrate a crime by letting it offer public stocks in its marijuana business, even though the drug’s cultivation and sale are both illegal under federal law. As unbelievable as it may seem, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the government…


Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing Generous Salaries and Bonuses for Government Finance Agencies Staff Members

Records Show Workers Starting at Twice the Maximum Pay Specified by the Office of Personnel Management Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 25, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents revealing


SEC Rewards Investigator Who Botched Madoff Probe

In a remarkable development, the beleaguered Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) actually awarded the employee who botched the investigation of the largest Ponzi scheme in history with a cash bonus for a great job performance.It marks the latest of many scandals for the famously inept federal agency charged with policing…


“Deeply Flawed” Lease Costs Taxpayers $557 Mil

In a classic example of how the government blows taxpayer money, the federal agency responsible for protecting investors and preserving market integrity dropped nearly $557 million on office space it will never use and lied to cover up the wrongdoing.It gets better. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) used a…


Alinsky Wins at the SEC

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