Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Mar 22 2007 | 11:48am ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission has distributed the $38 million it collected from a Texas hedge fund accused of illegally market-timing and late-trading mutual funds.
Approximately 810 mutual funds that the SEC says were victims of Veras Investment Partner’s scheme received a share of the Fair Funds, which represents all of the money in disgorgement and civil penalties paid by Sugar Land-based Veras and its managing members, Kevin Larson and James McBride.
Veras and its principals settled the SEC’s charges in December 2005, without admitting or denying the accusations. In its settlement order, the agency said that Veras had for almost two years used deceptive tactics to continue market-timing after it had been caught by mutual funds, in addition to its late-trading activity.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…