Three con men who met behind bars were headed back to prison for a $3.5 million Ponzi scheme involving comic books, movies and collectibles.
Federal prosecutors are accusing a Carol Stream man of scamming more than $4 million from clients to use in risky investments.
A former Crystal Lake man has been charged in a pending federal case alleging he and another man allegedly engaged in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded about 400 investors out of $105 million.
A Highland Park man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with a Ponzi scheme he ran with his son and daughter that bilked investors out of $10.7 million.
Federal authorities have charged two suburban businessmen with defrauding investors out more than $16 million in a Ponzi scheme.
A Geneva salesman has been charged with defrauding investors in four Las Vegas companies out of more than $5 million in a Ponzi scheme.
A man from northwest suburban Fox Lake has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for concucting a Ponzi scheme that cheated more than two dozen people of $3.3 million.
A Mount Prospect man who raised about $12 million from investors in a real estate deal that federal prosecutors call a “Ponzi” scheme has been charged with wire fraud and sued by the SEC.
(AP) – A Chicago area hedge fund manager has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in the $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme allegedly orchestrated by Minnesota businessman Tom Petters. Forty-five-year-old Gregory Malcolm […]