Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Feb 16 2012 | 2:43am ET
Goldman Sachs' deal to settle with the receiver in the Arthur Nadel Ponzi scheme case has been approved by a federal judge.
Under the agreement with Burton Wiand, who is attempting to recover money for victims of the $168 million fraud, Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing will pay $9.8 million. Goldman was not accused of wrongdoing, but Nadel's broker, Shoreline Trading Group, cleared his trades through Goldman.
Nadel, who ran Scoop Management, pleaded guilty to fraud charges and is serving 14 years in prison.
Goldman reached the settlement agreement with Wiand in December. Last week, the receiver filed suit against Wachovia, accusing the bank—now part of Wells Fargo—of abetting Nadel's scam by allowing him to set up shadow bank accounts.
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…