Platinum Judge Suddenly Reassigns $1B Fraud Cases

Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 7:52 PM EDT) -- The chief federal judge in Brooklyn suddenly reassigned the government's $1 billion fraud cases against several former Platinum Partners executives and others, leaving another judge to handle the nine-month-old parallel civil and criminal cases on Tuesday.

On Monday, the day before a status conference scheduled back in August, Chief U.S. District Judge Dora L. Irizarry reassigned the case and a parallel action by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan. Just before leaving the case, Judge Irizarry summarily denied a...
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United States Securities and Exchange Commission et al v. Platinum Management (NY) LLC et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-06848

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New York Eastern

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Securities/Commodities

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Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

December 19, 2016


Case Title

USA v. Nordlicht et al


Case Number

1:16-cr-00640

Court

New York Eastern

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December 14, 2016

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