Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.
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Wed August 10, 2011

St. Louis-based Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. charged with defrauding school districts

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Updated 4:02 p.m.:

Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. has released a statement regarding the complaint, read the full text here.

The federal Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a St. Louis brokerage firm and a former executive with defrauding five Wisconsin school districts by selling them risky investments funded mainly with borrowed money.

The SEC complaint against Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. and former Senior Vice President David Noack was filed in federal court in Milwaukee Wednesday.

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