Subject: File No. S7-24-08
From: Bob O'Brien

March 19, 2009

Please read the article below (accompanied by it's link) and then would you kindly answer this question. "Respectfully, if bringing down the firms whose demise triggered the global financial meltdown isn't a large enough indication for the SEC that "Naked Short Selling" is one of the root causes of the current crisis, then what, precisely, would be significant enough to warrant Enforcement's attention?"

Copyright material redacted. Author referenced the following article: "Naked Short Sales Hint Fraud in Bringing Down Lehman," Bloomberg, March 19, 2009,