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OTC Markets Acquires Watchdog

OTC Markets Acquires Watchdog

OTC Markets Group Inc (OTC: OTCM) officially acquired Tuesday, Matthew Fuchs, executive vice president of market data & strategy for OTC Markets Group, said in a press release.

For over six years, has tracked and released data “on stock promotion schemes and raised public awareness of fraudulent promoters in OTC and exchange listed securities,” said Fuchs.

Fuchs believes will be a valuable acquisition. He stated, “OTC Markets Group has obtained access to valuable research and historical data on stocdatk promotions that will be used to enhance OTC Markets’ issuer compliance processes and compliance data product offerings.”

“We (OTC Markets Group) look forward to building on the work of to provide market participants and compliance teams with timely data on fraudulent promotion occurring in the U.S. equity markets,” Fuchs said.

For the time being, will continue running through the transition period. Once it is fully integrated with OTC Markets Group, key promotional data will now be publicly available on


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