Amogear - Securities l Corporate l Business Law

Operation Shell Expel in Retrospect

When Jay Clayton was sworn in as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in May 2017, he was perceived as a business-friendly choice.  While he is indeed committed to creating new opportunities for public companies and… Read More

Michael Affa Sentenced in Microcap Case

On February 12, 2016, a federal court in Boston, Massachusetts sentenced Michael Affa, of Toms Rivers, New Jersey, to 33 months in prison and ordered him to pay a fine of $1 million in a criminal case prosecuted by… Read More

A Tale of Two Stings: Amogear and CitySide

Down the Rabbit Hole We Go Last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts charged against five individuals whose attempt to manipulate shares of Amogear Inc. was caught in an… Read More

Shell Shocked – FBI Uses Receivership Shell In Sting

On July 16, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have announced charges against five individuals, who the authorities allege  attempted to manipulate shares of… Read More

Five Charged with Attempted Manipulation of Amogear

Securities Lawyer 101 On July 14, 2014, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation today announced charges against five individuals whose attempt to manipulate shares of Boston-based Amogear Inc. was caught… Read More