SEC, Conn. AG Sue Southridge Manager For Fraud

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 6:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Connecticut attorney general have filed separate lawsuits against hedge fund manager Stephen M. Hicks, accusing him of fraudulently inflating the value of investments and lying to investors about what he'd do with their money.

Hicks, who is the principal of funds Southridge Capital Management LLC and Southridge Advisors LLC, allegedly collected $1.8 million in management fees for a sham $30 million investment in Fonix Corp., according to the SEC complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for...
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Case Title

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Southridge Capital Management, LLC et al


Case Number

3:10-cv-01685

Court

Connecticut

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

Judge

Robert N. Chatigny

Date Filed

October 25, 2010

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