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Lawyer Marc Dreier sentenced to 20 years in prison for $700M hedge fund swindle

New York Daily News – Park Avenue lawyer Marc Dreier was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who scolded prosecutors for wanting to jail him for as long as Ponzi swindler Bernard Madoff. "Is the government serious […]

Dreier Describes Downfall in Letter Seeking ‘Rational’ Term for Fraud, Theft

Law.com – Marc S. Dreier on Wednesday sent a confessional letter to the federal judge who will sentence him on Monday (pdf), describing in remarkable detail how he funded the once-admired expansion of Dreier LLP by committing frauds totaling more […]

Lawyer Dreier pleads guilty to defrauding hedge funds of more $400 million

Minneapolis Star Tribune – A Prominent Manhattan lawyer has pleaded guilty to defrauding hedge funds of more than $400 million. Fifty-eight-year-old Marc Dreier on Monday pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud, securities fraud, wire fraud and […]

Lawyer in $700M fraud to plead guilty

New York Daily News – Marc Dreier will plead guilty to all charges stemming from the $700 million investment fraud he is accused of carrying out, his lawyer said Monday. Defense lawyer Gerald Shargel said Dreier will enter the plea […]

Feds Charge Dreier Conspirator In Hedge Fund Fraud

North Country Gazette – A former registered broker with the National Association of Securities Dealers has been charged in a criminal information with conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud stemming from his participation with attorney Marc Dreier in the sale […]

$100 million recovered in hedge-fund fraud case

Seattle Times – An official appointed to recover the assets of a prominent Manhattan lawyer accused of defrauding hedge funds of at least $400 million says he has safeguarded more than $100 million in assets, including an $18.5 million yacht. […]

US lawyer pleads not guilty to money laundering

BusinessWeek – A prominent Manhattan lawyer accused of peddling $700 million in phony securities to hedge funds will likely forgo a trial and change his plea to guilty, his attorney told a judge Thursday. The defense announcement came at a […]

Amaranth, Perella Were Victims of Dreier’s Fraud, US Says

Bloomberg – The victims of Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer charged in a $400 million fraud, included Amaranth Group Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners and Blackstone Group LP’s GSO Capital Partners, U.S. prosecutors said. Government lawyers identified the firms in […]

Elliott Hedge Fund Bought Fictitious Securities From Dreier

Bloomberg – Elliott Management Corp., the $12.8 billion hedge-fund firm founded by Paul Singer 32 years ago, told clients that it bought securities from Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer jailed for alleged fraud. Elliott lost money on promissory notes […]

Dreier Gets $20 Million Bond, Claims He Can’t Pay

Bloomberg – Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer jailed since his arrest for allegedly cheating hedge funds, won’t be able to post the $20 million bond that would free him, his lawyer told a federal judge. U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas Eaton in […]

Dreier Claims His Son Was Promised Property, Prosecutors Say

Bloomberg – Marc Dreier, the New York lawyer accused of cheating hedge funds, said he told his 19-year-old son he could have properties worth $12.5 million after the teenager agreed to spend the summer with him, prosecutors said. Assistant U.S. Attorney […]

Attorney paid cohorts to help execute swindle

New York Daily News – Disgraced Park Ave. lawyer Marc Dreier gave fellow scamsters $100,000 to impersonate others in calls to victims, Manhattan federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The new details emerged at a bail hearing for former broker Kosta Kovachev, […]

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