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Jun 21 2012 | 11:01am ET
Two years after his return to the U.S. to face hedge fund fraud charges, Albert Hu stands convicted of them.
A federal jury in San Jose, Calif., yesterday found Hu guilty of seven counts of wire fraud. Hu was accused of ripping off investors in his two California hedge funds of $5 million, promising double-digit returns but actually stealing millions.
In 2008, Hu fled the U.S.—after moving the stolen assets from Singapore to Hong Kong and Taiwan. He was extradited from Hong Kong in 2009, after dropping his fight against the move.
Hu, who has been in prison since his return to the U.S., faces decades in prison when he is sentenced later this year.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...