U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Litigation Release No. 20229 / August 7, 2007
SEC v. Steven E. Muth, Civ. No. 07-CV-01655-MSK (D. Colo.)
Action Brought Against Steven E. Muth to Enforce Commission Order Requiring Payment of Disgorgement, Prejudgment Interest, and Penalties
On August 7, the Commission commenced proceedings to collect disgorgement plus prejudgment interest and a civil penalty previously ordered in a Commission administrative proceeding against Steven E. Muth, a resident of Denver, Colorado. The complaint, filed pursuant to Section 21(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, requests a federal court to order Muth to comply with the Commission's Order and pay $14,204.75 of disgorgement, $18,756.05 in prejudgment interest, and a $770,000 civil money penalty. The complaint charges that Muth failed to comply with the terms of a prior Commission order imposing remedial sanctions issued on October 3, 2005, In the Matter of Steve E. Muth, et al., 2005 SEC LEXIS 2488, (Administrative Proceeding File No. 3-11346).
SEC Complaint in this matter