Some actions by members of the group have been described as being anti-Zionist.It has threatened to cyber-attack Israel and engaged in the "#Op Israel" cyber-attacks of Israeli websites on Yom Ha Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) in 2013.The promoters or insiders make profits for themselves while creating losses for unsuspecting investors.The SEC has brought charges against promoters for not disclosing the compensation they were receiving for promoting a stock. Smith, the SEC alleged that the defendants fraudulently promoted a data storage company through emails, online blogs, articles, and other media, without fully disclosing their compensation or that they would be paid more if they increased the company’s share price.Additional Resources Investor Alert: Zika Crisis May Give Rise to Investment Scams Investor Alert: Investment Scams Involving Ebola-Related Companies Investor Alert: Marijuana-Related Investments Report possible securities fraud to the SEC. Receive Investor Alerts and Bulletins from OIEA by email or RSS feed. Like OIEA on Facebook at facebook.com/secinvestoreducation.
This is an Internet-based, non-extremist, socialist community movement that looks for answers to questions that are unanswered.However this may not always be the case, as some of the collective prefer to instead cover their face without using the well-known mask as a disguise.In its early form, the concept was adopted by a decentralized online community acting anonymously in a coordinated manner, usually toward a loosely self-agreed goal, and primarily focused on entertainment, or often referred to as "lulz".Later targets of Anonymous hacktivism included government agencies of the U.
S., Israel, Tunisia, Uganda, and others; the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant; child pornography sites; copyright protection agencies; the Westboro Baptist Church; and corporations such as Pay Pal, Master Card, Visa, and Sony.
Anonymous is a loosely associated international network of activist and hacktivist entities.