State Auditor Monica J. Lindeen today announced the appointment of Andrew Posewitz as her Deputy State Auditor.
A Missoula man accused of running an investment scheme regarding a bogus cowboy documentary – and a made-up Montana breast cancer charity – has been temporarily restrained from soliciting any new investments as his case is further investigated.
A New York City-based financial services firm and one of its executives have paid more than $175,000 in restitution and fines to resolve an action brought by Montana Securities Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen after two Montana investors lost more than $100,000 through an illegal scheme run by one of the company’s employees.
With approximately one in four Montanans aged 60 or over, Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen urged Montanans to take the reins of their own retirement planning during National Retirement Planning Week, which runs through Friday.
Montana start-up businesses will be able to raise money through “crowdfunding” if a bill promoted by Montana Securities Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen becomes law.
A Helena judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a Great Falls man alleged to have operated a foreign currency scheme that involves more than 400 people across the U.S. and Canada – including nearly 200 in Montana.
A bill that would stiffen penalties for those who swindle Montana seniors out of their savings is headed to a hearing this morning – after passing with bipartisan support out of the Montana House of Representatives last week.
Montana Securities Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen announced her effort to increase the punishment for criminals who cheat Montana seniors and other vulnerable citizens through financial fraud.
Montana Securities Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen announced this month the launch of the online Electronic Filing Depository (EFD) to make it faster and easier for securities issuers to file certain documents and pay fees – and for the public to inspect the same documents.
A Billings retiree who spent the last year educating hundreds of Montana senior citizens about the signs of investment fraud was awarded today a Montana Consumer Investor Protection Award.