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StockPatrol.com subscribes to the idea that information is power. Our mission is to inquire, investigate, research and report on interesting, odd and unusual developments in the securities markets. We believe that such information will enable our readers to thoughtfully assess and address the existence of scams, schemes and scandals in the investment community.
In furtherance of these efforts, we focus on public companies (as well as those who may be seeking to go public) and various brokerage firms and stock promoters, both large and small. The information contained in StockPatrol.com is obtained from sources and resources that we believe to be accurate and reliable. No warranty, however, either express or implied, is made as to the accuracy or timeliness of such information. We invite those with opposing viewpoints, or with credible and verifiable additional information, to contact us, and we will make every reasonable effort to respond to any inquiries. Where appropriate, in our sole discretion, we will publish such verified different or additional information on this web site.
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Hartley Bernstein, the founder and publisher of StockPatrol.com, is widely acknowledged as one of Wall Street’s leading watchdogs. Since July 1999, StockPatrol.com has provided an inside view of Wall Street, with detailed reports on public companies, brokerage firms, and regulatory developments. Its mission? To help investors navigate their way through the securities markets and the financial industry. Dozens of the companies and people that have been profiled on StockPatrol.com have subsequently been targets of regulatory proceedings, investigations and criminal prosecutions.
Hartley Bernstein and StockPatrol.com have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Barrons, Crain’s New York Business, Details Magazine, Chief Security Officer Magazine, and Investment Dealers Digest. Mr. Bernstein has appeared as a guest on CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg television, and numerous radio programs. From March 2003 through March 2004, he hosted “Money Patrol,” a syndicated weekly radio program broadcast across the country, and on the Internet, on the Business Talk Radio Network . He also is a contributor to a variety of magazines including BioBusiness, and Mergers & Acquisitions.