Monday, 30 March 2015
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Apr 30 2008 | 7:17am ET
Canadian police are on the hunt for a man accused of defrauding investors of C$400,000 (US$395,000) in a hedge fund scam.
An arrest warrant for John Bygott was issued yesterday, the Globe and Mail reports. Toronto police allege he promoted a “high-yield hedge fund” to investors using phony documents; he faces seven counts of fraud and six counts of using a forged document.
Bygott is a former chairman of the Annex Residents’ Association, the volunteer neighborhood organization for one of Toronto’s more affluent sections, the Annex.
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…