Bit Brother's Retained a former SEC Enforcement Attorney to Further Explore Counteractions Against the Suspected Illegal Shorting
CHANGSHA, China, Jan. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Bit Brother Limited (“Bit Brother”, “BTB”, “We” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BTB) announced the Special Task Force of the Company engaged Mark David Hunter, Esq in connection with referral to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) through its Whistleblower Program of potential violations of the laws by entities and individuals engaged in the naked short selling of BTB’s stock. Mr. Hunter will be the lead partner in this matter. He plans to attend the next livestream BTB hosts on YouTube discussing naked short selling, subject to more information announced through BTB’s official Twitter @BitBrotherLtd.
Mark David Hunter, Esq served as an attorney in the Enforcement Department of the Commission where he investigated and prosecuted violations of the federal securities laws, rules, and regulations. While serving at the Commission, Mr. Hunter also provided securities expertise and coordinated matters with federal criminal prosecutors, as well as state securities regulators and self-regulatory organizations.
Mr. Hunter is an AV Preeminent (the highest peer ranking by Martindale-Hubbell) rated attorney. He is professional in Regulatory Enforcement and Investigations, White Collar Defense, Securities Litigation/Arbitration, Commercial Litigation/Arbitration, and Governmental Investigations. He also serves on the NASDAQ’s Listings Qualifications Panel (by appointment from the NASDAQ’s Board of Directors) where he hears appeals by NASDAQ-listed companies regarding issues of listing or delisting, and renders final decisions on whether a company’s security shall continue to be listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market.
The Special Task Force of BTB are confident that the engagement of Mr. Hunter and his team will benefit the company’s further efforts to investigate and curb the suspected illegal shorting. Bit Brother will provide further update related to its efforts.
About Bit Brother Limited
Bit Brother Limited (formerly known as Urban Tea, Inc.) was incorporated in the British Virgin Islands as a company with limited liability on November 28, 2011. Our business currently consists of cryptocurrency mining in North America and the distribution and retail of specialty tea products. For more information, please visit: www.bitbrother.com.
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