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The Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges against a Miami investment company and its president for failing to provide records about its operations promoted on splashy COVID-19-related investment websites created since late March.

E*Hedge Securities Inc. and Devon W. Parks of Delray Beach were charged with failing to provide the required books and records during an SEC examination and improperly registering as an online investment adviser when it didn’t qualify.

The company created websites led by Covid19invest.com on March 22 as shelter-at-home orders were taking hold across the nation, the SEC said. The company promoted its new line of business tied to coronavirus research, treatment and vaccines as the pandemic intensified. The website links to the E*Hedge site.

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