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  • May 24, 2018

    Kobre & Kim Adds To Recent Crop Of Ex-Gov't Attys

    Kobre & Kim continues to bring in former government attorneys with a penchant for cross-border work — including five recent hires with experience at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the firm announced on Thursday.

  • May 24, 2018

    CEO Convicted Of Lying To SEC About Gov't Contracts

    The CEO of a microcap business that makes recreational vehicle products was found guilty by a New Jersey federal jury for a multimillion-dollar securities fraud scheme in which he inflated his company's financial state to woo investors, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

  • May 24, 2018

    Autonomy's Convicted Ex-CFO Wants Redo Of HP Fraud Trial

    Autonomy's former chief financial officer asked a California federal court Wednesday for a new trial or a judgment of acquittal just weeks after a jury found him guilty of fraud and securities charges for lying about the British software company's financials before Hewlett-Packard Co.'s $11.7 billion acquisition in 2011.

  • May 24, 2018

    Investors Can’t Stop Celeb Chef From Bankruptcy Filing

    Celebrity chef Jose Garces can keep some of his Philadelphia restaurants under Chapter 11 protection as he gears up to present a stalking horse deal to the bankruptcy court next week, a New Jersey judge has said, rejecting investors’ claims that he lacked the authority to do so.

  • May 24, 2018

    ForceField Stock Promoter Gets Prison For $131M Fraud

    Stock promoter Louis Petrossi on Thursday was sentenced to over 3½ years in prison for his role in a $131 million market manipulation scam involving shares of lighting company ForceField Energy Inc.

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