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eDiscovery Trends: Madoff Ponzi Scheme Case Documents May Be Turned Over to eData Rooms and Special Masters

The trustee responsible for coordinating the recovery of assets and data involved in Bernard L. ("Bernie") Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi fraud investigation is presently seeking to secure special masters and create an "eData room" to ensure that the enormous volume … Continue reading

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Perry's Ponzi Problem?

By Mike Dorf If unemployment remains at or near its current levels a year from now, it's hard to imagine President Obama winning re-election, unless the Republicans nominate someone widely perceived to be a maniac, in which case Obama likely … Continue reading

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SEC accuses Florida pair of $22 million Ponzi scheme

SEC accuses Florida pair of $22 million Ponzi scheme The SEC announced today that it has charged James Davis Risher and Daniel Joseph Sebastian with operating a Ponzi scheme through their private equity fund. The Florida firm allegedly took more … Continue reading

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Pastor caught in forex Ponzi scheme

Pastor caught in forex Ponzi scheme The CFTC announced that Jeremiah C. Yancy and his company Longbranch Group International have been ordered to pay $2 million in restitution and civil monetary penalties. A federal court in Texas has found that … Continue reading

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Captured forex Ponzi schemer charged by CFTC, SEC, Feds

Captured forex Ponzi schemer charged by CFTC, SEC, Feds The CFTC and SEC have both filed charges against Jeffery Alan Lowrance (formerly of Texas) and his New Zealand-based firm First Capital Savings and Loan. Both agencies allege that Lowrance ran … Continue reading

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