The Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement caseload was above average in 1999, the Enforcement Division’s Internet staff will be increased this year, and several new areas of securities-related Internet fraud began appearing on the division’s radar screen in October, said Richard Walker, the SEC’s enforcement director, on Jan. 14.
Caseload average has been in the range of 450 to 500 a year, but in 1999 the figure rose to 525, Walker told the D.C. Bar Committee on Broker-Dealer Regulation and SEC Enforcement.
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