Whistleblower News: SEC Collects Wall Street's Private Messages As WhatsApp Probe Escalates, SEC Charges Cash Flow King Podcast Host With Perpetrating $11M Ponzi Scheme, Deutsche Bank Subsidiary DWS To Pay $25M For Anti-Money Laundering Violations

SEC collects Wall Street's private messages as WhatsApp probe escalates


The U.S. securities regulator has collected thousands of staff messages from more than a dozen major investment companies, escalating its probe into Wall Street's use of private messaging apps, said four people with direct knowledge of the matter. read more »

SEC Charges Cash Flow King Podcast Host with Perpetrating $11 Million Ponzi Scheme


The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Matthew Motil, host of the podcast, “The Cash Flow King,” for fraudulently raising approximately $11 million from more than 50 investors in a Ponzi scheme involving notes that were purportedly backed by residential properties. read more »

Deutsche Bank Subsidiary DWS to Pay $25 Million for Anti-Money Laundering Violations and Misstatements Regarding ESG Investments


The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged registered investment adviser DWS Investment Management Americas Inc. (DIMA or DWS), a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG, in two separate enforcement actions, one addressing its failure to develop a mutual fund Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program, and the other concerning misstatements regarding its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment process. To settle the charges, DIMA agreed to pay a total of $25 million in penalties. read more »