Five months after one of its clients, Canadian Andrew McAlpine, pleaded guilty to securities fraud in the United States, securities broker Seven Mile Securities has been fined CI$250,000 by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. It is not publicly-known whether the two events are connected.
Public Notice from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority that it has imposed "discretionary administrative fines" totaling CI$250,000 on Seven Mile Securities for regulatory breaches.
Canadian penny stock broker Andrew McAlpine has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud at federal court in California and received permission to return to his home in the Cayman Islands pending sentencing. Prosecutors have recommended that he serve between six and 12 months in prison and he also faces restitution of "at least $270,689".
Cayman Islands-based Canadian penny stock broker Andrew McAlpine appears set to plead guilty to securities fraud in California, with a 'Change of Plea Hearing' scheduled for April 22 "at the request of defense counsel".
Criminal Indictment alleging securities fraud in USA v. Ongkaruck Sripetch, a.k.a. King Richards, a.k.a. Shelby Saint-Claire, a resident of Las Vegas, NV; Michael Wexler, a resident of Ottawa, Canada; Ashmit Patel, a resident of Oakville, Canada, and Andrew McAlpine, a citizen of Canada residing in the Cayman Islands, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of California.