The Securities and Exchange Commission’s internal watchdog is investigating whether enforcement officials misled the government’s archives agency last year by saying the SEC was “not aware” of the destruction of certain probe-related records, according to people familiar with the matter. The matter is part of a broader, continuing investigation by the SEC’s Inspector General office into whether the Wall Street regulator improperly destroyed thousands of records connected to “matters under inquiry,” or MUIs.
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