Defendant Name: Investools Inc.

Defendant Type: Public Company
SIC Code: 8200
CUSIP: 46145P10

Initial Case Details

Legal Case Name SEC v. Investools Inc., Michael J. Drew, and Eben D. Miller
First Document Date 10-Dec-2009
Initial Filing Format Civil Proceeding
Case Number 09-cv-02343
Allegation Type Securities Offering
Federal District Court District of Columbia, District of Columbia

Violations Alleged

Exchange Act
Sec 10(b) + Rule 10b-5
Sec 20(a)

Related Violations Alleged

Investools Inc. is alleged to have controlled Eben D. Miller's violation of Sec 10(b) + Rule 10b-5 of the Exchange Act.
Investools Inc. is alleged to have controlled Michael J. Drew's violation of Sec 10(b) + Rule 10b-5 of the Exchange Act.


First Resolution Date 10-Dec-2009
Headline Total Penalty and Disgorgement

See Related Documents

Related Documents:

comp21331 10-Dec-2009 Complaint
On December 10, the SEC filed a complaint against Investools Inc., Michael J. Drew, and Eben D. Miller. According to the SEC: "This case involves a fraud in the investor seminar industry from 2004 to approximately June 2007."
LR-21331 10-Dec-2009 Litigation Release
SEC Charges Investools Inc. and Two Former Employees with Securities Law Violations for Misrepresentations at Investor Workshops
On December 10, 2009, the SEC published a litigation release announcing that it filed a settled complaints against Investools Inc. and two former employees. According to the SEC: "from 2004 to approximately June 2007 at Investools how-to-trade-securities workshops former Investools employees Drew and Miller misleadingly portrayed themselves as expert investors who made their living trading securities. They did so to mislead investors into believing that they too would make extraordinary profits trading securities if they purchased expensive Investools instructional courses and other products and followed Investools' securities trading strategies."
court_doc2_09-cv-02343 15-Dec-2009 Court Docket Document
Final Judgment as to Defendant Investools Inc.
On December 15, 2009, Judge Paul L. Friedman entered final judgment against Investools Inc. pursuant to the consent of Investools Inc.

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