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Ponzi Scheme

C.P. school district gets $3M from legal settlement

INDIANAPOLIS | Crown Point Community School Corp. will receive a payout topping $3 million later this month, its share of a securities fraud settlement between the Indiana secretary of state's office and the Indiana State Teachers Association.

December 03, 2013 2:00 pm
Schererville investment manager accused of 'Ponzi-like' scheme

Schererville investment manager accused of 'Ponzi-like' scheme

Richard Gearhart, of Lowell, owner of Schererville-based Asset Preservation Specialists Inc., filed for Chapter 13 federal bankruptcy in March of this year, Hammond federal court records show.

October 22, 2013 7:09 pm Photos

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SEC official Elisse Walter chosen to lead agency

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama has chosen Elisse Walter, one of five members of the Securities and Exchange Commission, to head the agency. Chairman Mary Schapiro will leave next month after a tumultuous tenure in which she helped lead the government's regulatory response to the financi…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Illinois Ponzi scheme fugitives caught in Arizona

Illinois Ponzi scheme fugitives caught in Arizona

This combo made from undated photos provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Janet Hallahan, left, and her husband, Nelson Grant Hallahan. The Hallahans, who spent a dozen years on the run after fleeing a conviction for running a Ponzi scheme, have been captured in a small community west …

May 08, 2012 12:00 am
Illinois Ponzi scheme fugitives caught in Arizona

Illinois Ponzi scheme fugitives caught in Arizona

CHICAGO | Marcia Markwalder says Nelson Hallahan's hands constantly shook and he couldn't look her in the eye, yet despite her unease she and her late husband still gave him $35,000 to invest and recommended that friends do the same.

May 07, 2012 9:00 pm
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