securities fraud

Definition

A crime in which securities investing or trading laws have been violated.

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They had committed a securities fraud, which was a crime and I told them that I was going to report them.

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The accusation was a serious one that included securities fraud so an investigation was launched by the securities and exchange commission.

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After selling convincing women at bars that abortion pills were breath mints, Mr. Evil upped his game by indulging in a little securities fraud.

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Michael Milken Corporate And Criminal Fraud Accountability Act