US regulator can’t find elusive Eric Watson

US regulator can’t find elusive Eric Watson
Attempts to locate Watson in Spain have failed. (Photo: Supplied)
Michael Andrew
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is struggling to find and serve New Zealand businessman Eric Watson in relation to a prominent insider trading case.The SEC laid charges against Watson along with two others for allegedly sharing insider knowledge about the Long Island Iced Tea Co’s pivot and rebrand to the Long Blockchain Company. The regulator had been trying to serve Watson after one of his co-defendants, Oliver-Barret Lindsay, agreed to pay penalties and not contest the case.However, in a l...

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