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manipulation

[mə‚nip·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Skillful use of the hands in moving body parts, as reducing a dislocation, or changing the position of a fetus.
(science and technology)
Use of the hands in the performance of a task.

Manipulation

 

(1) A movement of the hand or of both hands related to the performance of certain processes (for example, the handling of some mechanism); a complex procedure in hand labor requiring great precision.

(2) A clever swindle, a contrivance, a juggle with facts for the sake of achieving an unseemly goal; the same as a machination.

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4 million pesos ($48,000) to Almadro, who offered to help defend him and point out loopholes in the investigation report on the stock manipulation scandal that he himself had prepared.
The prosecutors are also aiming to build a case against the midsize securities firm itself, suspecting that company executives systematically organized the alleged illegal stock manipulation.
com, (NASDAQ: OSTK) today announced that in its stock manipulation suit against Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch the court denied mostly all of defendants' motion to seal the evidentiary record on the summary judgment hearing.
Hirotaka Otomo, founder of Cats, is also on trial at the Tokyo District Court for conspiring with Murakami, Kato and Kamimoto in the stock manipulation case as well as allegedly falsifying an official financial statement.
The two other men charged with stock manipulation by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office are Hitohiko Kato, 56, and Masaki Kamimoto, 52, both known as stock speculators, according to prosecutors.
This action additionally alleges acts including, but not limited to, a fraudulent scheme of misstatements and omissions to the investing public and the Plaintiffs regarding the viability of Planet, along with unregistered non-exempt offerings of security, mail and wire fraud, stock manipulation and potentially illegal payments to investor relations persons.
They also began questioning Don Quijote executives about whether the discount store chain provided any of the money for stock manipulation, the sources said.
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WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A securities attorney was sentenced today to 96 months in prison for participating in multi-million dollar pump-and-dump stock manipulation schemes, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A.
one of Japan's largest auditing firms, to search for evidence in a suspected case of stock manipulation at Cats Inc.
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WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A securities attorney was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for defrauding investors in stock manipulation schemes involving 19 publicly traded companies, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A.