Securities Lawyer 101 l Brenda Hamilton

Securities Lawyer 101 l Brenda Hamilton

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Diane Dalmy Announces She Was the Victim of Form S-1 Identity Theft

Diane D. Dalmy, a securities attorney, announced today that she is the victim of identity theft in connection with the unauthorized use of her name on 20 Form S-1 registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The 20 issuers in question  were charged by the Securities and Exchange  Commission with filing misleading S-1 registration statements for twenty  mining companies. Last week, the SEC filed administrative stop order proceedings. Today, Ms. Dalmy has stated that the filings were made without her knowledge and the use of her name was unauthorized.

On February 3, 2014, the SEC announced administrative proceedings against  the companies and individual involved in creating all of the  registration statements.
Ms. Dalmy stated, “I have been very concerned with my name being  associated with these mining companies of which I had no general  knowledge of the use of my name or opinion until contacted by the  Securities and Exchange Commission during 2013. My office was not  engaged by any of the associated officers or directors of the mining  companies. I do not know any of the executive officers or directors of  the mining companies and have no knowledge of any of the facts regarding  the registration statements filed. The Law Office of Diane D. Dalmy did  not file or authorize the use of its name or opinions with any of these  companies or individuals.”
Dalmy’s statements raise a serious issue which warrants  criminal prosecution of the responsible parties.  This is not the first time a securities lawyer has been the victim of identity theft in connection with their legal opinions. Last year, Guy Jean Pierre, a Florida securities lawyer was charged with the forgery of more than 100 legal opinions.
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