SEC Obtains Default Judgment Against a Nationally Known Psychic and his Corporate Entities

On February 15, 2013, the SEC obtained default judgments against Sean David Morton, a nationally-recognized psychic who billed himself as “America’s Prophet,” his wife, Melissa Morton, and corporate shell entities co-owned by the Mortons. The SEC charged Morton with engaging in a multi-million dollar fraudulent scheme. According to the complaint, Morton fraudulently raised more than…