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Ex-Platinum Exec Tells Jury He Conned Investors

Law360, New York (May 15, 2019, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A former Platinum Partners executive on Wednesday told jurors he lied to existing and prospective investors in the hedge fund manager's largest fund, the second former insider to testify at trial about misconduct at Platinum's highest levels.

Andrew Kaplan, Platinum's former chief marketing officer, took the witness stand in Brooklyn federal court in the trial of Platinum co-founder Mark Nordlicht, former co-chief investment officer David Levy and former chief financial officer Joseph SanFilippo.

Kaplan, 53, who has pled guilty to securities fraud conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors, told the jury he lied to investors and prospective investors in Platinum...

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