Tag Archives: corruption


Russians gripped by YouTube video claims of government role in hedge fund scam

Guardian.co.uk – Thousands of Russians are watching a YouTube video that accuses their government and officials of high corruption. A Russian version of a video by Hermitage Capital, the London-based hedge fund claiming to be victim of a $230m (£146m) […]

Following the Money Behind Public Pension Funds

WNYC – An investigation into corruption at the New York State pension fund has raised questions about the fund’s dealings with Wall Street. Federal and state regulators are examining how the pension fund chooses its private money managers. Last month […]

In State Pension Inquiry, a Scandal Snowballs

New York Times Blogs – The inquiry into corruption at the New York State pension fund started simply enough. Alan G. Hevesi, the former comptroller, was accused of using state workers as chauffeurs for his ailing wife. But by the […]

Festival del Sole founder admits guilt in fraud

Napa Valley Register – The 2009 Festival del Sole will proceed in July as planned despite its founder’s guilty plea to securities fraud. Hedge fund executive Barrett Wissman has pleaded guilty to felony securities fraud and is cooperating with New […]

A Hedge Fund Executive Is Guilty of Securities Fraud

New York Times – A hedge fund executive has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and is cooperating with New York State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo’s investigation of corruption at the state pension fund, according to court records unsealed in […]

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