Scott Neal Glazer- Alleged Stock Market Price Manipulation

investment fraud attorneysScott Neal Glazer Allegedly Manipulated the Stock Market Price of National Technical Systems, Inc.

Scott Neal Glazer, individually and along with others, allegedly conspired to manipulate, control and establish the price of National Technical Systems, Inc., (NTSC)  a company trading on the NASDAQ National Market for a two year period, from January 2009 through December 2011, according to Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) currently under review by investment attorneys of Peiffer Rosca Wolf.

Scott Neal Glazer, alone and in concert with others allegedly manipulates the price of National Technical Systems, Inc.(NTSC) by allegedly placing buy and sell orders in numerous brokerage accounts, either personally owned by Scott Neal Glazer or controlled by him in his capacity as a broker. Specifically, Glazer allegedly placed a buy order of a certain number of shares of NTSC from an account he controlled. Then simultaneously with that buy order Glazer allegedly issued a sell order from another account he controlled. The buy order would match the sell order at the price established by Scott Neal Glazer. These orders allegedly occurred at or near the open or close of business. This practice is known as matched trading.

Matched trading is an attempt to mark the open and closing prices of a stock. Scott Neal Glazer was allegedly able to manipulate the price of NTSC shares through matched trading practices.

Scott Neal Glazer Fined and Suspended

Glazer, in his own accounts, in his wife’s account, and in customer accounts, allegedly marked the close on 63 separate occasions and allegedly marked the open on 11 separate occasions in furtherance of the alleged manipulation of NTSC. FINRA Rules prohibit brokers from directly or indirectly, knowingly or recklessly effecting transactions in, and inducing the purchase or sale of a security by means of manipulative, deceptive or other fraudulent devices or contrivances.

Scott Neal Glazer was fined $50,000 and suspended from working as a broker for six months by FINRA. Glazer accepted and consented to the entry of specific findings by FINRA contained within the Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC), without admitting or denying FINRA’s findings of fact. FINRA’s entry of findings alleged the Glazer conspired to manipulate, control and establish the price of National Technical Systems, Inc., (NTSC).

Securities Lawyers Investigating

The Peiffer Rosca Wolf investor rights attorneys often represent investors who lose money as a result of alleged investment schemes. They are currently investigating Scott Neal Glazer. They take most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only get paid for their fees and costs out of money they recover for their clients.

Investors who believe they lost money as a result of Scott Neal Glazer allegedly manipulating stock prices may contact the investor rights attorneys at Peiffer Rosca Wolf, Alan Rosca or Joe Peiffer, for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0520.

Alan Rosca (1174 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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