Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Feb 12 2013 | 1:45pm ET
Hedge fund manager Jason Konior has been arrested and charged with running a Ponzi scheme that cost victims $2 million.
The New York man was charged last week with ripping off three investors to pay his own expenses and to cover redemption requests from earlier investors. Konior is set to appear in court on the securities and wire fraud charges tomorrow.
The criminal allegations against Konior come eight months after the Absolute Fund Advisors and Absolute Fund Management founder was hit with a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit paralleling the criminal claims. Both complaints allege that Konior repeatedly lied to investors.
If convicted, Konior faces 20 years in prison on each fraud count.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…