pump and dump

Pump and Dump Hacker Gets 7-Year Sentence

[img_assist|nid=4571|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]An Indian national was sentenced to 81 months in prison for
hacking into online brokerage accounts and using those accounts to
manipulate stock prices for personal gain. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

SEC: BroCo Investments Hijacked Accounts

[img_assist|nid=3833|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]A U.S. federal judge has agreed to freeze the assets of a company being accused of manipulating the stocks of 38 companies listed on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange via compromised trading accounts. Read the full article. [CNet]

Spammer Gets Over 4-Year Sentence

[img_assist|nid=1931|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=85|height=85]Alan M. Ralsky, the “Godfather of Spam,” was sentenced to 51 months in prison for long term involvement in pump and dump schemes. Read the full article. [Washington Post]

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