Aegean Marine Hit With Suit Over Alleged $300M Fraud
Law360 (February 1, 2019, 11:55 PM EST) -- A group of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. creditors hit the ailing Greek refueling company's executives with a proposed class action in New York federal court on Friday, seeking damages for an alleged $300 million fraud scheme that forced Aegean into bankruptcy late last year.
Lead plaintiff Utah Retirement Systems, a pension fund for public employees in the Beehive State, names billionaire Aegean founder Dimitris Melissanidis and a handful of his former lieutenants in its complaint, as well as Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers, which served as the company's independent auditors.
Melissanidis and the executives named in the complaint have been accused of...
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