Illarramendi Scheme Investors Fight For Share Of $230M

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Shareholder groups on Wednesday fought to protect their portion of $230 million in assets formerly controlled by admitted Ponzi schemer Francisco Illarramendi, saying a Connecticut judge had no authority to cut them out of the recovery suit.

Balanchine Corp., Brentwood Services Inc. and Edenwood Holding SA filed a notice of appeal to the Second Circuit, taking issue with U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton's June 16 denial of the shareholder groups' motions to protect their $118 million investment in Highview Point Master Fund Ltd., a holding...
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