Tag Archives: federal-district-court


New Group of Creditors Tries to Block Chrysler

Washington Post – The government-orchestrated sale of Chrysler to Italian carmaker Fiat is facing a fresh legal challenge from some of the American carmaker’s lenders, which are trying to take the fight to federal district court. Pension funds representing Indiana […]

Indian-American gets 10-year jail for $12.5 mn fraud

Siliconindia.com – An Indian-American investment adviser has been sentenced to 10 years in prison following his conviction on 20 counts of fraud with a scheme that bilked 15 investors of $12.5 million. Amit Mathur, 38, of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, was also […]

Case Dismissed Against SAC Hedge Fund

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Federal Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the Federal District Court of New Jersey, Friday threw out a Canadian pharmaceutical company shareholder lawsuit against a group of hedge funds including SAC Capital Advisors LP. The Judge […]

Colorado Hedge Fraudster Will Serve 24 Years

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hamilton Alan Bird, formerly of XL Capital Partners, who headed the scheme that swindled over $7.5 million of investors’ money, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.  The Colorado Springs resident received his fate on […]

U.S. Marshals Service to Help Clean Up Hedge Fund Mess

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – While the aftermath of the collapsed Bayou hedge fund may have left investors with nothing more than shock, the U.S. Marshals are trying to recoup some of the losses that were suffered.  By selling Bayou’s failed […]

Connecticut hedge fund scammer wants diploma

Newsday- A 23-year-old man convicted of running a hedge fund scam in Connecticut has filed a federal lawsuit against New York University, claiming the school owes him a diploma. Hakan Yalincak, an NYU undergraduate, was sentenced last year to 3 […]

Hedge fund founder guilty in $150 mln fraud scheme

Reuters – A federal jury in Atlanta on Wednesday convicted former hedge fund manager Kirk Wright on charges of scamming investors, including former professional athletes, out of $150 million, the Justice Department said. Kirk was found guilty on charges of […]

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