IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINACHARLOTTE DIVISIONSECURITIES AND EXCHANGECOMMISSION,:::Plaintiff,:: Civil Action No. 3:13-cv-447v. ::BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., BANC OFAMERICA MORTGAGE SECURITIES,INC., and MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE,FENNER & SMITH, INC. f/k/a BANCOF AMERICA SECURITIES LLC,Defendants.::::::::::COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE AND OTHER RELIEF
Plaintiff, Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”), files itscomplaint and alleges that:
This case involves violations of the federal securities laws by Bank of America, N.A. (“BANA”), its wholly owned subsidiary, Banc of AmericaMortgage Securities, Inc. (“BOAMS”), and its affiliate, the then Banc of AmericaSecurities LLC (“BAS”), now Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.(collectively, the “Bank of America Entities” or “Defendants”).