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Peregrine Financial ex-CEO expects life of fraud to end in jail – Reuters



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Peregrine Financial ex-CEO expects life of fraud to end in jail
Reuters
As regulators closed in on the fraud, Wasendorf made a botched suicide attempt outside his $24-million headquarters in Cedar Falls, Iowa, which investigators say was financed with money siphoned from customers. Peregrine Financial, known as PFGBest,
Peregrine Financial CEO's Son Says Fraud DevastatingNASDAQ
Peregrine Financial Group CEO Sentenced to 50 Years for Fraud Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release)
Peregrine boss Wasendorf gets 50 years jail for fraudReuters UK
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Top Federal Prosecutor of Corporate Crime Resigns – New York Times



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Top Federal Prosecutor of Corporate Crime Resigns
New York Times
Lanny A. Breuer, the federal prosecutor who led the Justice Department's response to corporate crime in the wake of the financial crisis, announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down after nearly four years in the post. As head of the Justice
Breuer steps down from major DOJ postUPI.com
Breuer Leaves Justice Department With Shift in TacticsBloomberg
SEC's Khuzami Praises Breuer's Tenure at Justice DepartmentMain Justice
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Peregrine Financial CEO’s Son Says Fraud Devastating – NASDAQ



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Peregrine Financial CEO's Son Says Fraud Devastating
NASDAQ
The son of the disgraced chief executive of Peregrine Financial Group Inc. said Wednesday he has been personally and financially devastated by his father's fraud, which brought down the firm and left investors facing tens of millions of dollars in losses.
Peregrine Financial ex-CEO expects life of fraud to end in jailReuters
Judge weighs how to refund clients of defunct brokerageCBS News
PFG Best Fraud Case Continues To UnravelInside Futures

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Taxpayers Against Fraud’s Patrick Burns: Get Rid of the Term White Collar Crime – Corporate Crime Reporter


Taxpayers Against Fraud's Patrick Burns: Get Rid of the Term White Collar Crime
Corporate Crime Reporter
“The term white collar crime suggests that there are a different set of rules,” Burns said. But there are a different set of rules. “Yes, but that's wrong,” he says. “Whether you are rich or poor, black or white, male or female, before the law, you are

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Cornell Law School Launches Whistleblower False Claims Act Course – Corporate Crime Reporter


Cornell Law School Launches Whistleblower False Claims Act Course
Corporate Crime Reporter
Corporate Crime Reporter In Print 48 Weeks A Year. Cornell Law School Launches Whistleblower False Claims Act Course. By Editor Filed in News January 29th, 2013 @ 11:10 am. Cornell Law School has launched a semester-long course on the rapidly

Ex-financial adviser in Va. sentenced for fraud – WTOP


Ex-financial adviser in Va. sentenced for fraud
WTOP
LYNCHBURG, Va. – A former independent financial adviser will spend more than a year in prison for a fraud scheme that cost clients nearly $1 million. Michael D. Leamnson was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke to a year and four months
Roanoke County financial advisor sentenced to prison for defrauding clientsWSLS

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Becky McClain, Pfizer and the Safety of Genetic Engineering – Corporate Crime Reporter


Becky McClain, Pfizer and the Safety of Genetic Engineering
Corporate Crime Reporter
“Under the law, the employer is supposed to give you your exposure records if you are exposed to a chemical or any agent,” McClain told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “You are supposed to be able to get your exposure records

The Rise of Investment Scams and Financial Fraud – WLRN


The Rise of Investment Scams and Financial Fraud
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01/28/13 – Monday's Topical Currents looks at the rise of financial fraud and investment scams in the US. Figures show a 62% increase of crimes over the past three years. We'll speak with a South Florida FBI White-Collar Crime coordinator, as well as

Top White-Collar Crime Prosecutor to Lead SEC – ABC News



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Top WhiteCollar Crime Prosecutor to Lead SEC
ABC News
President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Mary Jo White, a former U.S. attorney who built a reputation prosecuting whitecollar criminals, terrorists and mobsters, to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency has a lead role in
Top whitecollar crime prosecutor getting SEC jobStatesman Journal
Obama Appoints Former WhiteCollar Crime Prosecutor to Head SECJackson Free Press

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