The SEC has charged an Illinois-based investment advisor with using LinkedIn and other social media channels to attempt to sell $500 million in fictitious securities.

Anthony Fields of Lyons, Ill., is also accused of claiming to have $400 million in assets under management when, in fact, he had none.

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