Subject: File No. 4-627
From: Mark W Cappone, Jr

May 31, 2011

The SEC must do everything in its power to:

---Stop naked short selling.

---Provide meaningful fines and prison sentences for violators.

---Violators include the naked short sellers themselves and any person or entity which facilitates them.

Covered short selling is legitimate.

I am a retired Lieutenant Colonel (USAF), hold an M.S. in Business Administration (Univ of Colorado, 1969) and have been a private investor for 40 years.