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Manitoba Securities Commission Staff allege market manipulation
against two Winnipeg residents

Winnipeg, MB (September 4, 2014) – Staff of The Manitoba Securities Commission (MSC) has issued a notice of hearing and statement of allegations against two Winnipeg residents, Janice Thoroski and Clair Calvert, alleging both individuals engaged in market manipulation of Benton Resources Corp. (TSXV: BTC) shares. Staff of the MSC is seeking to have Thoroski and Calvert cease traded and prohibited from acting as a director or officer of an issuer. Neither party has been registered under The Securities Act of Manitoba.

A copy of the statement of allegations is available at

These allegations have not been proven. The next appearance is set for September 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. A notice of hearing is available at

Information regarding enforcement proceedings can be found in the Enforcement section of the MSC website.

The Manitoba Securities Commission is a division of the Manitoba Financial Services Agency, a Special Operating Agency of the Government of Manitoba that protects investors and promotes fair and efficient capital markets throughout the province.


Media Contact Information:
Kevan Hannah
Manitoba Securities Commission