PERTH businessman Dean Scook has pleaded not guilty to 279 charges of market manipulation brought against him by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
Mr Scook also faces WA District Court writs seeking more than $170,000, and a local court summons from the Commissioner of State Revenue seeking $8,013.50.
Mr Scook and former Sydney stockbroker Jeffrey Braysich were charged with creating a false or misleading appearance of active trading during January and February 1998 in Intrepid Mining Corporation NL – now known as Resource Mining Corporation Limited
Mr Braysich, who also pleaded not guilty, faces 21 counts of market manipulation. Both were granted bail to appear in the District Court on October 13.