2 Indicted In Oil Co. Pump-And-Dump Scheme

Law360, New York (April 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A grand jury has indicted two men on charges of securities and mail fraud for their alleged involvement in a pump-and-dump scheme with two oil and gas exploration businesses that turned out to be shell companies.

Gregory Turville Harry, 46, and James Daniel Sifford, 68, were indicted Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on four counts of securities fraud and three counts of mail fraud each.

Sifford was arrested Thursday, prosecutors said, and both men are scheduled to appear in...
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