January 25, 2017
Raymond H. Barton, William G. Goode, Matthew Charles Briggs, Kenneth Manzo
SANCTION AMOUNT: Approximately $8.8 million
Defendants: Raymond H. Barton, William G. Goode, Matthew Charles Briggs, Kenneth Manzo
Settlement of charges that defendants participated in a pump-and-dump scheme that acquired shares of dormant shell companies supposedly in the dietary supplement business, falsely touted news and products stemming from those companies, and dumped the shares on the market for investors to purchase at inflated prices. Manzo admitted to the charges.
- Key Docs
- Official SEC press release