Securities fraud is increasingly common in the stock and commodity markets.. When these laws prohibiting the use of manipulation or deception to increase personal profit are violated, you may be charged with securities fraud. Manipulation and deception include the use of manipulative or deceptive devices, making false statements about stock or commodities, conspiracy and other deceptive acts.
Types of securities fraud include:
- Insider trading fraud
- Outsider trading fraud
- Pump and dump fraud
Securities fraud charges are usually filed against stockbrokers, employees of the company whose stock is involved, or any other person who has direct interest in the company or access to proprietary information about the company. If you have been charged with securities fraud, it is important to obtain legal representation immediately. Utah securities fraud attorney Zachary C. Holbrook, P.C. is experienced in many areas of white collar crime and is prepared to fight for your case. In addition to a strong securities fraud defense, he also facilitates plea bargains, settlements, reduced or dropped charges, reduced sentencing, and the right to a fair trial.