Hedge Fund Manager Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud

Law360, New York (February 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former hedge fund manager pled not guilty Thursday to securities fraud and other charges that allegedly resulted in about $88 million in investor losses.

The former head of Wood River Capital Management LLC, John H. Whittier, said he was not guilty of securities fraud, failing to disclose a beneficial interest of 5% or more in a publicly-traded security to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and two counts of failing to disclose a beneficial interest of 10% or more in a publicly-traded security with the...
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