Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
World Group Securities, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Aegon
Penalty: 
$853,501
Year: 
2010
Date: 
May 17, 2010
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
financial institution supervision failures
Violation Description: 

World Group Securities agreed to pay $828,501 in restitution and a $50,000 administrative penalty ($25,000 if paid promptly) in settlement of allegations it failed to supervise its registered securities salesmen, allowing fraudulent acts to be carried out by salesmen under its supervisory control.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Arizona Corporation Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arizona
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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