Jack Howard Accused of Insider Trading Relating to Purchase of Gateway Industries, Inc. Stock

investment fraud attorney ClevelandJack Lawrence Howard purchased stock while in possession of material nonpublic information, according to a complaint filed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Department of Market Enforcement.

Howard purchased shares of Gateway Industries, Inc., a publicly traded, non-SEC registrant shell company for which he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board, after he recommended Gateway to an investment banker who approached Howard looking for a shell company into which her client could conduct a reverse merger, according to the complaint.

When the transaction with the banker’s client was announced, Gateway’s share price rose from 1 cent to $1.89, according to the complaint.

Investors who believe they lost money as a result of investment fraud or misconduct may contact the securities lawyers at Peiffer Rosca, Alan Rosca or Joe Peiffer, for a free, no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0520.

Broker: Jack Lawrence Howard

Status: INVESTIGATED by Peiffer Rosca.

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Alan Rosca (1234 Posts)

Alan is a securities lawyer. He also teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He focuses his legal practice on complex commercial and financial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud. His office is in Cleveland, Ohio.


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