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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Ameritrade, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyCharles Schwab Corp.
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Penalty: $10,000,000
Year: 2004
Date: March 11, 2004
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: investor protection violation
Violation Description: NASD Ameritrade, Inc., Datek Online Financial Services, LLC (Datek), and iClearing, LLC $10 million for improperly extending credit to customers in violation of federal securities laws. As a result of a merger effective September 2002, Datek and iClearing became affiliates of Ameritrade, Inc. of Omaha, NE.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Current Parent: financial services
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Notes: FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government. This case was handled by its predecessor, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
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