Monday, 22 September 2014
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May 13 2010 | 3:26am ET
Despite admitting he defrauded three investors of $290,000 in a hedge fund scam, a suburban New York stockbroker won’t spend a day in jail.
Michael Mollin pleaded guilty this week to second-degree larceny. He admitted that, instead of investing the money in his Ardent Investors Fund, he spent it on himself.
While he’ll be officially sentenced on Aug. 17, Mollin will serve only five years’ probation. He’s also been ordered to pay $140,000 in restitution before his sentencing and another $150,000 during his probation.
Mollin had faced up to 15 years in prison.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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