SEC probes EnCap for potential pay-to-play violation


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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. The database is emerging alongside a new program by the FBI's criminal profiling group in Quantico, Virginia, that is creating a series of behavioral composites to help agents investigate white collar crime. The more systematic approach by the SEC and FBI comes in response to the growth and complexity of financial crimes in recent years. Picture taken June 24, 2011. To match Special Report SEC/INVESTIGATIONS REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTR2PCBM
  • SEC probes firm on potential pay-to-play violation
  • Investigation not likely to hamper fundraising
  • Agency focused on pay-to-play conflicts
By Chris Witkowsky and Sam Sutton The SEC is investigating EnCap Investments for a possible violation of federal pay-to-play rules in connection with one or more campaign donations made by at least one employee at the firm, according to a limited partner ...

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