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SEC Calls Hemp Oil Fraud on Public Company

SEC Calls Hemp Oil Fraud on Public Company

SEC Calls Hemp Oil Fraud on Public Company

On June 15, 2017, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission called hemp oil fraud on a public company, filing a complaint in federal court that claims CV Sciences (OTCQB:CVSI) , formerly known as CannaVEST, and its CEO, Michael Mona, Jr., intentionally overstated the company’s total assets.

Feds Penalize Medical Marijuana Company for Fraud

Feds Penalize Medical Marijuana Company for Fraud

A federal court in Boston last week entered judgments against a publicly traded company purportedly serving medical marijuana businesses over allegations that it defrauded investors by lying about the company’s true owner.

How Big Could the Opportunity Be for Marijuana Stocks in California?

How Big Could the Opportunity Be for Marijuana Stocks in California?

The market for marijuana is exploding as Americans overwhelmingly embrace legalization. Analysts are projecting tens of billions of dollars in future marijuana sales, making this an intriguing market for investors.

Marijuana-Related Company Charged with Scheming Investors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges in a scheme involving illegal stock sales and false financial filings of a company that makes containers for growing marijuana.

SEC Charges 'King Of Pot' With Investment Fraud

SEC Charges ‘King Of Pot’ With Investment Fraud

Federal securities regulators have filed a complaint against Bruce Perlowin that charges the CEO of publicly-traded Hemp Inc of committing a long-running fraud by evading securities registration provisions and selling hundreds of millions of unregistered shares.

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SEC warns investors about marijuana-related investments – Investment Executive

Following its transfer to droop a fifth microcap firm that claims to be engaged within the rising marijuana business, U.S. securities regulators issued a warning to investors about the danger of fraud within the area. Proper information regarding trade within the marijuana sector may be withheld from hungry investors, the SEC warns. VIEW FULL ARTICLE


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