Creator of third-largest cryptocurrency, XRP, sued over alleged $1.4 billion unregistered offering.
BlueCrest Capital Management allegedly misled investors about replacing traders with an underperforming algorithm.
James Booth convinced an elderly widow to invest her late husband’s pension and another investor to hand over his child’s college funds.
Former Community Bank head Carrie Tolstedt has also been charged by the regulator.
The regulator also doled out a record $175 million to whistleblowers during the year.