Securities Fraud


Sweetnam LLC represents shareholders, investors and other victims of securities fraud. Through our association with firms appointed by federal courts to serve as lead class counsel in securities fraud cases, Sweetnam LLC  pursues these cases on behalf of institutional investors and other victims injured by corporate fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and other financial wrongdoing.  


Sweetnam LLC represents institutional investors, including public and private pension funds and Taft-Hartley funds, as well as individual investors in association with other counsel.  If you or your organization have large holdings that have have experienced significant losses, contact us so that we may help you make informed decisions about whether to initiate litigation in furtherance of your financial interests or your fiduciary duties as trustee.  Sweetnam LLC can identify, investigate, and react to potential wrongdoing by the companies in which you invest.

Securities fraud can be described as deceptive practices in the stock and commodity markets. Generally, securities fraud occurs when investors are enticed to part with their money based on untrue statements. Securities fraud is a violation of the federal securities laws.  Examples of securities fraud include:

  • Providing false information on a company's financial statement
  • Providing false information on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings
  • Lying to the company auditors
  • Insider trading
  • Stock manipulation schemes

If you are an invstor and believe you are a victim of securities fraud, contact our firm for a free consultation.

Sweetnam LLC is a civil litigation boutique law firm providing superior legal knowledge, courtroom skills and negotiation techniques to plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts. Whether through litigation, arbitration, mediation or negotiation, we have the ability to effectively resolve virtually any dispute or to obtain compensation for all types of economic and non-economic injuries, including class action cases. Our office serves clients not only from Illinois (including Cook County, Lake County and Chicago), but throughout the United States.

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