Sunday, 29 November 2015
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Mar 15 2013 | 12:36am ET
A former hedge fund CFO has been sentenced to almost three-and-a-half years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from his firm.
Darrin Foster pleaded guilty to embezzling the funds from Turkel Investments in October. Prosecutors said he made thousands of unauthorized charges for personal expenses on his corporate American Express card and paid the bills from the hedge fund’s bank accounts. Foster, who worked at Turkel from 1993 through 2010, ran the fraud from 2004 through 2010.
Among the things Foster had the hedge fund pay for were expensive car rentals, vacations, meals and electronics.
Foster was sentenced to 41 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven, Conn., followed by three years of supervised release.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…