Dreier's Founder Accused Of Pinching Hedge Funds

Law360, New York (December 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A prominent New York lawyer was criminally charged in Manhattan federal court and slapped by regulators with civil fraud claims as he returned to the city from Toronto, where he'd been arrested for impersonating the legal adviser to a pension fund.

Marc S. Dreier, the founder and managing partner of Dreier LLP, was charged in a criminal complaint unsealed on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York with one count of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud....
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