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More Trouble In Stock-Loan Scheme Town

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Business Week’s Matthew Goldstein reports that federal investigators are nearing the end of their 18-month probe into the “murky world of stock lending,” and it looks like it’ll be employees from Wall Streets stock-loan desks who’ll be going down.
The folks who’ve undergone the most scrutiny work for Bear Stearns, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Morgan Stanley. On June 18, Morgan Stanley vice-president Peter Sherlock, who’d been with the bank for 13 years, resigned after his name came up in the case. His lawyer, John Wallenstein, declined to say why his client had taken an early retirement, but did confess to “know[ing] there is an investigation by the Eastern District of New York” and “know[ing] the SEC is looking at it too."
Earlier: Trouble In Stock-Loan Scheme Town
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