Massachusetts News: Swiss Attorney, Matthew Ledvina Pleads Guilty to Participating in Global Pump-and-Dump Scheme

Massachusetts News: Swiss Attorney, Matthew Ledvina Pleads Guilty to Participating in Global Pump-and-Dump Scheme

BOSTON, Ms.– A Swiss lawyer pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with participating in an international pump-and-dump scheme.

Matthew Ledvina, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud. U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young scheduled sentencing for April 25, 2019.

In or about June 2017, Ledvina assisted his co-conspirators by creating nominee entities that were used to hold shares in Environmental Packaging Technologies Inc.

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