SEC Accuses Ex-Oak Hill Employee Of Insider Trading

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 7:40 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accused a former Oak Hill Financial Inc. loan officer and three of his friends on Tuesday of insider trading for allegedly making over $100,000 off of a tip about Oak Hill's 2007 acquisition by holding company WesBanco Inc.

Former Oak Hill employee Robert Ward, his friend Benjamin Lewis, and Lewis's father and sister have agreed to settle with the SEC, while neither admitting nor denying the allegations, for more than $230,000 total, according to a statement from the SEC....
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Case Title

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Shafer et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00062

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Susan J. Dlott

Date Filed

January 23, 2012


Case Title

Securities And Exchange Commission v. Ward et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00061

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Sandra S Beckwith

Date Filed

January 23, 2012

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