On second glance, yea, Alvin Hellerstein understands why you might think there’s a conflict of interest here.
Ex-jail guard union boss doesn’t want to go to jail, actually.
The Platinum Partners have beaten (most of) the rap.
Plus, it’s unclear whether the $100K Norman Seabrook’s family needs would fit into a Ferragamo.
Maybe the best advice for defense lawyers thinking about sending cryptic letters to key government witnesses is: don't.
No "veiled threats" either, please.
"Just another thing ma'am...Your returns, they're nonsense."
Gary Mole has revealed something else, it seems.
Rule number one of running a hedge fund like a Ponzi scheme: Don't.
Was that wrong? Should they not have done that?
Or they'll just keep getting worse and never get better. It's one of these two things.
Platinum Partners would really like to disassociate itself with certain investors right now.
Unfortunately, nobody asked them.
Platinum Partners lawyer would like her honor to know that his client has some money...trust him.
New York State not waiting for Platinum's prayers to be answered.
Even the deBlasio administration would like you to keep the class in NYC graft.