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Hedge Fund Fraudster Faces Up To 10 Years

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – ‘Hedge fund operator’ Rod Stringer has pleaded guilty to money laundering in a $14 million Ponzi scheme, federal prosecutors say. He allegedly took money from 44 victims over 8 years, claiming to be "a day […]

Lake Shore Asset Management chief Philip J. Baker indicted

Chicago Tribune – Federal prosecutors have unsealed a wide-ranging indictment against Philip J. Baker, accusing the head of Chicago-based hedge fund Lake Shore Asset Management Ltd. of defrauding hundreds of investors out of roughly $312 million. U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald […]

Hedge Fund Indictment Says Cravath, Bryan Cave Were Duped

Law.com – Federal prosecutors Thursday unsealed an indictment charging the chief executive of what used to be one of the world’s largest investment funds with constructing elaborate tax shelters for some of his wealthiest clients. The executive, Jeffrey Greenstein, the […]

Seattle investment firm Quellos Group expected to be indicted in tax-evasion case Thursday

Seattle Times – Federal prosecutors are expected to unseal indictments Thursday in a massive tax-evasion investigation involving the Seattle investment firm Quellos Group, accusing its officers of operating offshore tax shelters used to hide hundreds of millions of dollars from […]

Hedge Fund Manager Swiped $44M, Feds Say

Courthouse News Service – A Beverly Hills man defrauded his family and friends of $44 million by persuading them to invest in his two nearly worthless hedge funds and spent the money on a Malibu Beach home, Porsches, and poker, […]

Hedge funds manager’s girlfriend pleads guilty to helping him flee

CNN.com – The girlfriend of a convicted hedge fund manager who disappeared last year, leading to speculation that he had committed suicide rather than report to prison, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping him, according to federal prosecutors. Debra Ryan […]

Four in hedge fund sting convicted

Newsday – Maybe you heard the one about the phony multibillion-dollar Long Island hedge fund that was actually performing a public service. No? Well, apparently neither did four confidence men, according to federal prosecutors. The four were convicted yesterday in […]

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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