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April 1940
Saturday Evening Post;4/27/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 44, p28
Looks at the treatment of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on business opportunity advertising posted in periodicals in the country. Violation of SEC rules by oil operator Chester Allen Everts after he inserted an advertisement at the "Wall Street Journal" looking for business partners; Role of SEC in preventing fraud and abuses within the securities market; Information on business opportunity advertisements posted in periodicals.


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