Re: Recent spam increase
On 10/26/2006, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Tim Post wrote:
>> Speaking of which, contacting the FTC regarding penalizing spamvertised
>> stocks is futile .. does anyone know of any law requiring the FTC to
>> act? Seems to me the stock should get yanked and the company
>> investigated and find for such things, but good luck getting an answer
>> out of Uncle Sam.
> I don't know why the FTC would be interested. The FBI *is* interested,
> however. But most of that stuff does not originate in the USA.
In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulates
stocks and related promotional activities:
SEC Center for Complaints and Enforcement Tips
The SEC suggests:
Spams - Forward investment-related spam e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org