Federal prosecutors have charged a New York-based lawyer and businessman with obstruction of justice for allegedly lying to investigators during their inquiry into a questionable stock sale.

According to a criminal information filed Thursday at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Robert Brown, a partner with New World Merchant Partners, tried to conceal his knowledge of a possible “pump and dump” scheme involving executives from an unnamed investment banking firm in Newport Beach, Calif.

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