UPDATE 1-Ex-Freddie Mac executives settle SEC fraud lawsuit

April 14, 2015 7:46 PM

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NEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) - Former Freddie Mac Chief Executive Officer Richard Syron and two other executives have agreed to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accusing them of misleading investors ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.

The accord, disclosed in a Tuesday filing with federal court in Manhattan, resolves one of the most prominent enforcement actions to spill out of the crisis.

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