Ex-Sentinel Trader Implicates CEO At $500M Fraud Trial

Law360, Chicago (March 04, 2014, 6:58 PM ET) -- A former Sentinel Management Group Inc. trader testified Tuesday against her former boss, Eric Bloom, the collapsed investment firm’s one-time CEO, walking a federal jury through recorded phone calls that prosecutors say implicate Bloom in a $500 million fraud.

Crystal Tillett, a former junior trader at Sentinel, took the stand as Bloom’s trial continued in Chicago, detailing how she adjusted a spreadsheet containing the interest rates rates received by Sentinel customers each day at the direction of Bloom and other higher-ups at the firm — a...
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