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SEC Charges UNO Charter School Group With Fraud

The SEC alleges the school operator and United Neighborhood Organization of Chicago failed to disclose a multimillion-dollar contract with a windows company owned by the brother of one of its senior officers.

06/02/2014

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Lawsuit Alleges Groupon Made ‘False’ Claims To Investors

As Groupon stock fell to an all-time low Tuesday, the Chicago-based company was sued in federal court for allegedly releasing “materially false and misleading statements” regarding its financial results.

04/03/2012

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Prosecutors: Sleep Disorder Business Owner Bilked Investors, Lived Lavishly

Federal authorities say a Glencoe man led investors to believe their money was going into a sleep disorder business, but he actually used it to buy a mansion, run a tattoo parlor, and live a lavish lifestyle.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

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Groupon Files For Public Stock Offering

CHICAGO (CBS) – Fast-growing daily deal site Groupon Inc. on Thursday filed go public, the first step what will be one of the year’s most hotly anticipated initial public offerings. Chicago-based Groupon estimated it would […]

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011