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Ponzi Funds Said Missing

Wall Street Journal – Prosecutors said $160 million is unaccounted for in a Ponzi scheme allegedly run by hedge-fund manager James Nicholson. At a bail hearing Thursday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria E. Douvas said the government’s investigation showed that $293 […]

Hedge fund founder used phony firm, returns: authorities

Reuters – A hedge fund manager overstated values by hundreds of millions of dollars, set up a phony accounting firm and showed uniformly positive returns for nine years to defraud investors, U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. James Nicholson, 42, founder […]

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 […]

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