Miami Fights Fraud Ruling, Files Appeal

Sigo, Shelly; Hume, Lynn
July 2001
Bond Buyer;7/16/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31181, p1
Trade Publication
Highlights the appeal filed by attorneys representing Miami, Florida asking the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to review, reverse, and set aside its chief administrative law judge's ruling that the city violated the securities fraud laws. Alleged flaws in Judge Brenda Murray's decision; Deteriorating financial condition; Operation Right Size.


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