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FINRA fines Merrill Lynch $6m

Wall Street Bull

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has announced that it has censured and fined Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing (Merrill Lynch PRO) $3.5m for violating Regulation SHO, an SEC rule that established a regulatory framework to govern short sales and prevent abusive naked short selling.



A parking ticket

Banker denies wrongdoing

A London banker hired by Libya to manage more than $800m is being sued over claims he misappropriated assets the country had invested before the revolution to support a lavish lifestyle.

Bernie Madoff

$2.5bn Madoff compensation goes unclaimed

Ever since Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme collapsed in 2008, it’s been much-rumored that investors included tax dodgers shielding money from the IRS, drug dealers who laundered proceeds through the con man and wealthy moguls hiding assets from ex-spouses.