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January 14, 2000 | NEIL ROLAND, BLOOMBERG NEWS
Internet stock picker "Tokyo Joe" Park said federal charges that he manipulated stocks and misled investors about his personal trades are baseless. Park, in his first public comments since the Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil fraud charges against him last week, said Thursday that he routinely sends cautionary e-mails to his 3,600 customers. Park said his clients understand that he owns every stock he recommends and plans to sell his shares quickly.
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July 11, 2001 | From Bloomberg News
Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief Richard H. Walker, who has directed the agency's fight against accounting and Internet fraud, is leaving the government after 10 years in senior SEC jobs. Walker, 50, announced his resignation Tuesday, as Washington lawyer Harvey Pitt's nomination as SEC chairman was sent to Congress by the Bush administration. If approved by the Senate, Pitt, a Republican, would replace Democrat Arthur Levitt, who resigned in February.
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September 7, 2000 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two Southern California residents were among 33 companies and individuals accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday of fraudulently using the Internet to make more than $10 million in illegal profits by driving up the prices of more than 70 small stocks. SEC officials said this latest round of 11 civil fraud lawsuits seeks to curb increasing use of Internet chat rooms, Web sites, and e-mail messages to try to hype small, thinly traded stocks for a profit.
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September 7, 2000 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two Southern California residents were among 33 companies and individuals accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday of fraudulently using the Internet to make more than $10 million in illegal profits by driving up the prices of more than 70 small stocks. SEC officials said this latest round of 11 civil fraud lawsuits seeks to curb increasing use of Internet chat rooms, Web sites, and e-mail messages to try to hype small, thinly traded stocks for a profit.
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July 11, 2001 | From Bloomberg News
Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement chief Richard H. Walker, who has directed the agency's fight against accounting and Internet fraud, is leaving the government after 10 years in senior SEC jobs. Walker, 50, announced his resignation Tuesday, as Washington lawyer Harvey Pitt's nomination as SEC chairman was sent to Congress by the Bush administration. If approved by the Senate, Pitt, a Republican, would replace Democrat Arthur Levitt, who resigned in February.
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November 14, 1989
Richard H. Walker has been named vice president-general manager of the copier products division for Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Irvine. He was also appointed to the newly created position of vice president-corporate marketing. Walker had been vice president-marketing for the office automation group at Panasonic Communications & Systems Co. based in Secaucus, N.J. Before that, he was vice president of operations for a subsidiary of Time Inc.
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June 5, 1990 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
New Division: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc. of Irvine said Monday that it has established a division to handle product planning, marketing, sales and distribution of its advanced printer products. The Toshiba Printer Products division, situated at the company's headquarters in Irvine, will market the company's advanced printer product line. The line ranges from compact 24-pin dot matrix units to multifunctional laser printers for personal computers. Richard H.
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September 9, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co.'s Van Kampen Investment Advisory and its former chief investment officer agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle charges that they failed to disclose the impact of hot initial public offerings on a mutual fund's performance. The Securities and Exchange Commission alleged that Van Kampen, based in Oakbrook, Ill.
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October 8, 1999 | Bloomberg News
The Securities and Exchange Commission may propose a rule next month that would prohibit companies from disclosing potentially market-moving information to analysts before they release it to the general public, SEC officials said Thursday. "It would open the flow of information to get into the hands of the many instead of the few," said SEC enforcement chief Richard H. Walker. Companies including Microsoft Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Exxon Corp.
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February 1, 2000 | From Bloomberg News
Two FSC Securities Corp. brokers and a Seal Beach investment-advisor firm were sanctioned Monday by a Securities and Exchange Commission judge on charges they fraudulently failed to tell investors of mutual fund fees. The administrative law judge, though, dismissed other SEC charges that the brokers failed to disclose they would get higher commissions if customers made one fund investment over another.
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January 14, 2000 | NEIL ROLAND, BLOOMBERG NEWS
Internet stock picker "Tokyo Joe" Park said federal charges that he manipulated stocks and misled investors about his personal trades are baseless. Park, in his first public comments since the Securities and Exchange Commission filed civil fraud charges against him last week, said Thursday that he routinely sends cautionary e-mails to his 3,600 customers. Park said his clients understand that he owns every stock he recommends and plans to sell his shares quickly.
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April 6, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's top cop said Monday that the agency may file charges soon against at least one company that offers free stock to people for visiting its Internet site. "These giveaways are illegal more often than not," SEC enforcement director Richard H. Walker said in a speech. "You can expect to hear more from us on this topic soon."
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July 7, 2001 | NEIL ROLAND, BLOOMBERG NEWS
The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating about 40 large companies for accounting fraud, and many of these inquiries focus on the companies' top executives, the SEC's chief law-enforcement official said. "A lot of the fraud seems to be resulting from executives feeling pressure to beat stock analysts' expectations," SEC Enforcement Director Richard H. Walker said in an interview Friday.
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