Thursday, 26 November 2015
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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.
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…