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FOG Equities LLC (FOG) of Chicago, Illinois, Scott Epstein of Crystal Lake, Illinois, and David Spack of San Fransisco, California submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Department of Enforcement of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for allegedly failing to establish, implement and maintain an adequate supervisory system and written supervisory procedures for the FOG’s low-priced securities business that were reasonably designed to achieve compliance with Section 5 of the Securities Act of 1933.

FINRA investigators found that FOG, Epstein, and Spack failed to establish, maintain and implement anti-money laundering (AML) procedures reasonably designed to detect and report suspicious transactions related to low-priced securities transactions. Between May 2014 and February 2015, the Respondents failed to detect and investigate ”red flags” indicative of potentially suspicious account activity in violation of FINRA Rules 3310(a) and 2010.

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