SEC, DOJ charge Vancouver's Lehner, Vasseur with fraud
2022-04-18 20:25 ET - Street Wire
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by Mike Caswell
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Canada's finest penny stock regulator, has filed fraud charges against B.C.'s Curtis Lehner and Courtney Vasseur, claiming that they and others were behind a series of pump-and-dumps on the U.S. markets. The men participated in schemes that involved millions of shares, generating $39-million in illegal proceeds, the SEC says. (All figures are in U.S. dollars.) The group used a network of offshore entities to offload the stock amidst paid promotions, the SEC claims.
The charges against the men are contained in a civil complaint that the SEC released on Monday, April 18, alongside a parallel criminal action brought by New York prosecutors. Those charged include Mr. Lehner, 53, who used the alias "Santa." Also named is Mr. Vasseur, 41, who used several aliases, including "Cyrill Vetsch" and "Arctic Shark." The others charged are Domenic Calabrigo, 29, a Canadian living in the Bahamas, and Hasan Sario, 48, of Turkey.
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"The SEC has reached settlements or is nearing settlements with Mr. Bajic and several defendants in that case. The men have not admitted any wrongdoing."
Of course not. Stockwatch records show that Steve Bajic has been a director/insider/shareholder of many Canadian-traded public companies since 1992, and he'd certainly be aware of any wrongdoing.
The settlement will be the SEC paying Mr. Bajic for costs incurred in responding to the case?
Please keep us in the loop, Mr. Caswell.
Posted by halcrow at 2022-04-19 13:56
this was unraveled by the world spy agencies using the technology approved to capture terrorists communications being used against citizens of the free world. mr. sidoo was captured in the pay for education scheme, then all his communications were monitored by soy agencies that then ONLY REPORT CRIMES AGAINST CITIZENS, not ones committed by lawyers or police or government, as anonymous tips which all the agencies are required to act on, all reported by snowden and assange.
all cross border dope captures and these subsequent stock schemes are uncovered using illegal technology against citizens that is not applied against a lawyer or a judge who as a lawyer scammed someone out of money, or corrupt government officials who belong to secret masons or other secret groups furthering a quest of a fellow group member, if the technology to be used for anonymous tipping is not used against everyone then it should be banned at trials for everyone else.
Posted by unravels because assange and snowden told u at 2022-04-19 14:11
Whew...you haven't unraveled anything; I'm afraid that you've raveled whatever you were attempting to say into something completely confusing and complicated.
If you're referencing Edward Snowden, he's a permanent resident of Russia (you know, the country with the Internet misinformation troll farms which is committing genocide in Ukraine), and Julian Assange squirreled himself away in the Ecuador embassy about 10 years ago and, since then, in January of last year, UK District Judge Baraitser expressed concerns about his mental health.
Posted by halcrow at 2022-04-19 14:47
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