Violation Tracker Individual Record

Legacy Trading Co., LLC
August 5, 2009
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

A Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) hearing panel has expelled Legacy Trading Co., LLC of Edmond, OK, and permanently barred the firm's CEO and owner from the securities industry for a wide range of misconduct - including violations of short selling rules, failure to maintain required books and records, and for providing false information and refusing to provide testimony to FINRA. The hearing panel also fined Legacy and the CEO more than $1 million, finding that they made almost $900,000 in profits from the illegal short sales.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government.

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