• fugitives

    It’s Not A Vacation When You’re Running From The Law

    Or the Minotaur, as fugitive U.S. hedge fund manager Angelo Haligiannis was captured Monday on the southern island of Crete. Angelo was the former president of Sterling Watters Capital and pled guilty to swindling investors out of $27 million in September 2005. His crime – lying about the performance of his fund… which didn’t really […]

    / Aug 22, 2007 at 10:38 AM
  • Back Dating, Comverse, fugitives, Kobi Alexander, legal

    Namibia Fugitive Arrested

    Nope. Not that one. The other guy wanted by the Feds who was found in Namibia. Wesley Snipes, the Hollywood action star, was taken into custody this morning and will appear before a federal judge to answer charges of tax fraud and conspiracy later today. Wearing his signature black sunglasses, a black 2-piece suit and […]

    / Dec 8, 2006 at 1:31 PM
  • Companies, Comverse, fugitives, Kobi Alexander

    With Friends Like This, Who Needs Enemies?

    In an article generally praising Checkpoint Technologies CEO Gil Shwed, Shlom Greenberg writes: Shwed is unquestionably one of Israel’s best entrepreneurs and managers. He took a technology idea, applied it, and then became the leader in the emerging sector on Main Street. Few people can do this, and he did it in a way that […]

    / Nov 7, 2006 at 1:35 PM
  • fugitives, Hedge Funds, White Collar Crime

    The Hedge Fund Fugitive

    New York magazine this week carries the story of Angelo Haligiannis, the college drop-out turned high-flying hedge fund manager turned fugitive. For a couple of years he brought in some wild returns by trading tech bonds and then, well, you know what happened. Only instead of letting investors know he had lost $17 million, he […]

    / Oct 23, 2006 at 10:54 AM

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