Promoters Indicted in Connection with Super Nova Resources
On April 1, 2014, United States Attorney Zane David Memeger announced an indictment charging a market manipulation scheme against six defendants in connection with the trading of stock in Super Nova Resources, Inc. (“SNRR”).
Charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, and securities fraud are: Carl Marciniak, 50, of California, Jeffrey Weinfurter, 46, of Yorba Linda, CA, James Wheeler, 54, of Corona, CA, Daniel Starczewski, 67, of Cornelius, NC, Danny Colon, 46, of Edgewater, NJ, and Louis Buonocore, 59, of Woburn, MA.
According to the indictment, the defendants ran the scheme with the intent to cause approximately $150 million in losses to participants in the over-the-counter U.S. securities market.
If convicted, each defendant faces a maximum statutory penalty of 55 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $5.5 million fine, and a $300 special assessment.
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