More Than $100M Available For Bayou Victims

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.


In Depth

Creating An Offshore Hedge Fund Dream Team: The Seven Key Players

Jun 26 2015 | 6:47am ET

If you want to set up an offshore hedge fund, like any great team, you’re only...

Lifestyle

Hedgies Set to Compete in Wall Street Decathlon

Jun 8 2015 | 12:37am ET

The Wall Street Decathlon — a 10-event physical challenge that will crown “Wall...

Guest Contributor

6 Essential Principles To Balance Your Investment Risk

Jun 26 2015 | 10:07am ET

In this article, financial expert Greg Silberman explores how to hedge a private...

 

Editor's Note