Pump And Dumps: A Compliance Officer´s Nightmare?

Law360, New York (June 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Internet fraud has exploded over the last several years, and a tried and true securities fraud known as the "pump and dump" is one reason for its growth. We know it exists because we all have received those spams that interrupt us at home, at work, even on our cell phones.

The spams go something like this—“get in on the ground floor…we have found a company that is going to be the next Google," or better yet "it has a product that can turn garbage into...
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