So It Begins: The SEC Commences Investigation Into Goldman Sachs Trading Practices
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C. 20549
July 20, 2009
Chris Powell, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
7 Villa Louisa Road
Manchester, Connecticut 06043-7541
Dear Mr. Powell:
you for your letter of July 7, 2009, to Chairman Mary Schapiro of the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Your letter has been referred
to the SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy for a response.
are taking your complaint regarding Goldman Sachs and its proprietary
software that may be used to manipulate the markets very seriously, and
have referred it to the appropriate people within the SEC.
understand that the SEC conducts its investigations on a confidential
basis and neither confirms nor denies the existence of an investigation
unless we bring charges against someone involved. We do this to protect
the integrity and effectiveness of our investigative process and to
preserve the privacy of the individuals and entities involved. As a
result, we will not be able to provide you with any future updates on
the status of your complaint or of any pending SEC investigation.
attached a flyer that describes our policy as it will apply to your
complaint. If you have any question, please contact Bonnie Dailey, an
attorney on my staff, at 202-551-6364.
Office of Investor Education and Advocacy