Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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Jul 3 2008 | 2:54pm ET
Prosecutors are making available to victims more than one-third of the money lost by investors in the Bayou Group fraud.
The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan said that $115,6 million in seized from Bayou and its three principals is available for distribution to its 288 victims. About 75% of that money will be available immediately, with another 25% held in reserve pending a continuing bankruptcy proceeding.
Bayou collected some $450 million from investors, losing roughly $300 million of it.
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…