Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Sep 16 2013 | 11:09am ET
A member of Penn State's 1986 national champion football team has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme.
Paul Pomfret was hit with a 63 month sentence for stealing $500,000 from a South Carolina businessman. He pleaded guilty in May to wire fraud, admitting that he used most of the money to pay off earlier investors in his fund of hedge funds, PDP Capital Investments.
Pomfret was also ordered to pay $1.6 million to his victims.
Pomfret played tight end at Penn State.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.