Stock Broker Fraud Lawyers

Millions of dollars in stocks are traded in the stock market on a daily basis. Stock brokers are trusted to handle the transactions on your behalf and follow the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure fair trade and brokering. Sometimes, though, brokers breach fiduciary responsibility and manipulate the market, or a particular stock, in a way that results in illegal profiteering from the stocks that you own.

Have you or someone you know become a victim of stock broker fraud? If so, contact one of our experienced stock broker fraud lawyers in your area today!

Stockbroker fraud is the illegal manipulation of a stock for personal or company profit. Only licensed stock brokers are permitted to handle stocks in the authorized manner explicitly administered by the SEC. When brokers subvert the rules and guidelines set by the SEC, then stock fraud or conspiracy to commit stock fraud is carried out.

The Securities Act of 1933 , often referred to as the "truth in securities" law, was issued to administer and regulate securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc.). The Securities Act of 1933 has two basic objectives:

  • Require that investors receive financial and other significant information concerning securities being offered for public sale
  • Prohibit deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities

There are many different way that Stock Fraud can be committed, including:

  • Providing False Information
  • Stock Manipulation
  • Lying to Auditors
  • Insider Stock Trading
  • Unauthorized Trading
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Broker Embezzlement

Have you or someone you know become a victim of stock broker fraud? If so, contact one of our experienced stock broker fraud lawyers in your area today!

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Have you or someone you know become a victim of stock broker fraud? If so, contact one of our experienced stock broker fraud lawyers in your area today!

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