The Securities and Exchange Commission has named Mark Schonfeld regional director of its Northeast regional office, a post responsible for overseeing the Commission’s offices in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. The region also has enforcement and examination programs in 13 states and Washington. Schonfeld replaces Wayne Carlin, who has since moved on to the private sector.

Schonfeld, currently an associate regional director for enforcement in the Northeast region, has been co-managing a team of lawyers, accountants and investigators tasked with tracking and prosecuting securities fraudsters, including mutual fund trading practices, accounting fraud, insider trading, broker/dealer practices and Internet fraud.

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