West End Boss Can't Shake SEC Case Over $67M Fraud

Law360, New York (October 27, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday refused to throw out a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission case accusing an officer of West End Financial Advisors LLC of hiding the rampant mismanagement of $66.7 million in investments.

West End, a New York-based unregistered investment adviser that offered investment opportunities in private funds, allegedly misled investors into believing their money was safely invested even as the firm's financial troubles forced its executives to take increasingly desperate steps to try to conceal that their investment strategy had failed....
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