SEC, Massachusetts U.S. Attorney, and FBI Charge Five with Attempted Manipulation of Microcap Company
from the Securities and Exchange Commission
The Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation today announced charges against five individuals whose attempt to manipulate shares of Boston-based Amogear Inc. was caught by an FBI undercover operation.
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from the Congressional Budget Office
What are the implications of altering the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) and Disability Insurance (DI) payroll tax rates as well as the taxable maximum (the maximum amount of earnings on which those payroll taxes are imposed) - all in order to balance the expenditures of these programs with income?