WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission filed 17 municipal securities-related enforcement actions during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, more than twice the number filed in fiscal 2011, the commission announced yesterday.

Those cases included one in which Goldman Sachs & Co. agreed to pay more than $14 million to the federal government, Massachusetts’ issuers, and the state attorney general after one of its former investment bankers used the office, while seeking bond business from the commonwealth, to conduct campaign activities for then-Massachusetts treasurer Timothy Cahill, who was running for governor. This was the first SEC enforcement action over pay-to-play violations involving “in-kind,” non-cash contributions to a political campaign. In addition, the more than $14 million included a $3.75 million penalty, the largest ever paid for violations of Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board pay-to-play rules and then transferred $1.88 million of that amount to the MSRB.

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