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SEC halts trading in Ebola-related companies, two in Southern California
SEC halts trading in Ebola-related companies, two in Southern California

The Securities and Exchange Commission suspended trading this morning in the shares of four companies, including two in Southern California, that sell products related to the recent Ebola outbreak. The agency said information about the companies was "inadequate" and warned that "scam artists" often use events in the news to lure investors into stocks that turn out to be frauds. Trading was suspended in shares of Immunotech Laboratories Inc., based in Monrovia, and Wholehealth Products Inc., based in Anaheim, along with Patchogue, N.Y.-based Bravo Enterprises Ltd., and Myriad Interactive Media Inc., based in Toronto. “We move quickly to protect investors when...

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