February 2019-Tampa, FL
The U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a litigation release on 2/21/2019 charging Spartan Securities Group, Ltd. , Island Capital Management, LLC, Carl E. Dilley, Micah J. Eldred and David D. Lopez for their roles in the creation “blank check” companies from 2009-2014.
The complaint alleges that Spartan Securities Group filed fraudulent applications with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to publicly list the companies so that the shares could be traded to public investors.
According to the release Dilley and Eldred, who are both principals of Spartan Securities, signed the false applications even though they knew or were at least reckless that the companies were fake.
The SEC is seeking to bar Spartan Securities Group from participating in penny stock offerings in the future.
Spartan Securities Group, Ltd. is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. They are registered in 38 U.S. States and territories and have been a member of FINRA since 2001. According to FINRA records they have been the subject of 10 prior regulatory actions.
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