McGinn Smith Execs Raided Investment Funds: SEC

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an emergency injunctive action against two New York brokers the agency has accused of raising more than $136 million through unregistered debt offerings and funneling the investments into entities they owned and other nonpublic and illiquid structures.

In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, regulators said Timothy M. McGinn and David L. Smith lured investors to participate in four funds that were used primarily as vehicles to shore...
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