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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 […]

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 […]

Bayou Hedge Fund Exec Sentenced

North Country Gazette – The brother of the former chief financial officer of the bankrupt hedge fund firm Bayou Group LLC has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison of his role in concealing a $400 million fraud.   […]

Hedge fund fraudster to pay $2.78M

Bizjournals.com – A Massachusetts federal court has ordered a British man to pay $2.78 million in restitution, interest and penalties for orchestrating a scheme to defraud more than 60 investors who invested in his phony hedge fund operation based in […]

Big Madoff Investors Targeted

Financial Times – The trustee charged with tracking down money for victims of Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50bn Ponzi scheme will target big investors – such as hedge funds – that pulled "substantial amounts" of "false profits" out of the broker’s […]

Madoff set to disclose list of holdings

Munster Times – Investigators may get a clue Wednesday into how much money might be available for victims in the Bernard Madoff scandal. The fallen investment guru is scheduled to submit a list of his personal assets to the Securities […]

Duff Puts Plans on Hold as Hedge Funds Suffer

New York Times Blogs – Duff Capital Advisors has recently laid off dozens of its employees and is holding off on its plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion just eight months after the hedge fund firm began business, […]

Microsoft Looks Ahead, Leaves Yahoo Behind

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer declared that they are “done” pursuing Yahoo and focused instead on Microsoft’s need to invest in its internet businesses. However, the past six months of on-again, off-again talks with Yahoo have critics […]

Korean broker Woori to launch Singapore hedge fund

Reuters- South Korean broker Woori Investment & Securities said on Tuesday it will start a $100 million Asia-focused hedge fund in Singapore as part of plans to expand its business in Southeast Asia. Woori plans to boost revenue contribution from […]

Lehman Brothers removes finance, operating chiefs

The Columbian- The hope at Lehman Brothers is that a management shakeup Thursday will contain the damage of a stunning quarterly loss – yet some on Wall Street fear this is one more step toward a more dramatic outcome for […]

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