Daily Archives: August 28, 2017, 3:52 pm

U.S. Charges Ex-Radio Host Who Hoped ‘Spell’ Would Stop Fraud Probe – The New York Times

U.S. authorities on Monday charged a former radio host with fraudulently raising $20 million in a scam bearing the hallmarks of a Ponzi scheme, while hoping to cast a “spell” to silence lawyers trying to investigate her. *** Prosecutors also disclosed the discovery in an Aug. 2 search of Bennett’s penthouse in Chevy Chase, Maryland, of two freezers containing sealed…

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Jim Barratt Joins Ankura as Managing Director

Ankura Consulting announced today the appointment of Jim Barratt as a Managing Director.  Based in the Washington, DC headquarters, Mr. Barratt will join the firm’s Investigations & Accounting Advisory practice.  He brings more than thirty years of experience managing projects involving corporate fraud, compliance, anti-corruption and accounting enforcement proceedings brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the…

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