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Two Recent Decisions Potentially Expand Fraudulent Transfer Exposure in Ponzi Schemes

by Allen Matkins on

Two recent decisions from the Fifth Circuit and Eighth Circuit could expand the fraudulent transfer exposure of unknowing third parties that provide goods, services, or funding to companies operating Ponzi...more

Illegality, insolvency and fraudulent directors: Clarity at last?

by Reed Smith on

The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgment in Jetivia SA and another v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) and others [2015] UKSC 23. The Court was unanimous in dismissing the appellants’ case that the claimants’ claims...more

Factors in Forfeiture: Eleventh Circuit Rules in Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets

by Saul Ewing LLP on

In a ruling applying conflicting precedents, the Eleventh Circuit identified factors courts should consider when determining whether certain accounts are subject to asset forfeiture....more

Inside the Mind and Behind the Numbers: Ponzi Schemes

by John Hanson on

John Hanson, a former FBI Agent and practicing forensic accountant, takes you inside of his mind and behind the numbers of a Ponzi Scheme to answer the universal question: "Where did all that money go?" Based on actual...more

United States of America vs. Russell Wasendorf Sr.

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by Randall Reese on

Russell Wasendorf Sr., the chief executive of the futures brokerage firm Peregrine Financial Group, violated section 1001(a)(1) & (3) of Title 18 by “making and using false statements in a matter within the jurisdiction of...more

Angry Investors Meet Bankrupt Walter Ng

A federal bankruptcy court in Oakland, California became the venue where a crowd of angry investors went to confront the man they said caused them to lose millions of dollars of their savings. About 3,000 of them gathered,...more

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