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|Commission des valeurs mobilières de l'Ontario
||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2011
Abraham Herbert Grossman, Hanoch Ulfan and Maitland Capital Limited Convicted in the
Ontario Court of Justice of Breaching Ontario Securities Act
TORONTO – Justice Sparrow of the Ontario Court of Justice has found Abraham Herbert Grossman, Hanoch Ulfan and Maitland Capital Limited (collectively the “Defendants”) guilty on 10 counts of breaching Ontario securities law. The convictions arise from allegations that the Defendants operated what is referred to in the securities industry as a “boiler room”, which they used to sell shares of Maitland Capital Ltd. to investors.
The sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 4, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Old City Hall, 60 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario.
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