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SEC Charges New Jersey-Based Hedge Fund Manager with Insider Trading

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission filed insider trading charges against a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager who allegedly used material, nonpublic information to trade in advance of market-moving news concerning Carter’s Inc. Stephen Slawson, who lives […]

Staten Island Man Charged With Running A Fake Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Staten Island resident, Anthony Coronati, an investment adviser to a fictitious hedge fund that he claimed would invest in equity securities, has been charged by the SEC with conducting several fraudulent securities offerings and siphoning some […]

FBI Allege $311 Million Global Hedge Fund Fraud Scheme

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two business associates in the hedge fund management industry have been charged by the FBI with defrauding institutional investors and causing collective losses of more than $311 million. Helmut Kiener is charged by indictment with four […]

Hedge Fund Manager Charged With Lying To Investors Over Madoff Losses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - Former hedge fund manager Nikolai Battoo has been ordered to pay more than $358 million in a SEC lawsuit stemming from million in losses Battoo hid from investors. “This is an appropriate penalty because of the sheer […]

Two Florida Men Charged With Looting Their Own Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Robert Buckhannon and Terry Rawstern have been arrested by the FBI for attempting to steal from the 2 Florida hedge funds they ran, NBC reports. They could each spend up to 30 years in jail if […]

Texas Tycoon To Pay Up To $4 Million In Fines

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Defendant Sam Wyly and the estate of his now deceased brother Charles Wyly, have been ordered to pay disgorgements that could reach $400 million, potentially bankrupting the Texas “entrepreneur.” The Wylys’ scheme defrauded the investing public […]

Former Money Manager Charged With Stealing Hedge Fund Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager Sean C. Cooper has been accused of fraudulently taking excess management fees from the accounts of investors, the SEC reports. An investigation found that Cooper improperly withdrew more than $320,000 from a […]

Hedge Fund Manager & Accomplice Charged With Portfolio Pumping

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Minneapolis-based hedge fund manager Steven R. Markusen and an accomplice Jay C. Cope have been charged by the SEC with bilking investors in two hedge funds out of more than $1 million under the guise of […]

Hedge Fund Trader Mathew Martoma Gets 9 Years Behind Bars

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former SAC Capital trader Mathew Martoma has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his part in a scheme involving an Alzheimer’s Disease drug trial to make his hedge fund approximately $276 million. “I cannot and will […]

SEC: Brokerage Firm Worked With A Hedge Fund To Hide $45 Million

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Nikolai Battoo is again under investigation, this time for his inappropriate business dealings with Bahamas-based brokerage firm Alliance Investment Management Limited. The SEC alleges that Julian R. Brown and his firm Alliance Investment Management Limited […]

The Hedge Fund Manager On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Florian Wilhelm Jürgen Homm, a German hedge fund manager who was on the run for more than five years, is wanted by the FBI for his alleged involvement in a market manipulation scheme designed to artificially […]

Harbinger’s Former CEO Fined For Assisting Hedge Fund Scheme

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – The former chief operating officer at  Capital Partners LLC has agreed to settle charges that he assisted a scheme by the firm and its owner Philip A. Falcone to misappropriate millions of dollars from a hedge […]

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