NanoViricides Lab Building in Foreclosure Litigation

A biotech stock that recently raised $20 million in registered direct offerings came under pressure this month by a short sellers research report published at Seeking Alpha. Connecticut-based NanoVircidies has been the subject of multiple stories I reported for Growth Capitalist over the last six months detailing alleged miss-use of company assets and inaccurate statements made in SEC filings. New information shows the research facility $NNVC has touted in press releases is currently subject to … Continue

Social Rejection?: Hedgie Steve Cohen Wants Out of East Hampton

Stevie Cohen Social Network

The world's most infamous trader wants to get out of East Hampton, NY. Yesterday I reported for the New York Observer that Stevie Cohen, of SAC Capital, is trying to broker a private deal to sell a $60 million ocean front home he bought less than a year ago. His reasoning, according to a person on the deal, is East Hampton is 'too Jewish' and he has instructed people to start looking for another home in other Hampton enclaves. This one real estate transaction has fueled a social media debate … Continue

CT Hedgie Greg Imbruce Charged by State for Investor Fraud

Greg Imbruce of ASYM

A New Canaan, Conn. hedge fund manager was charged for violating at least seven state securities laws this week including fraud and misleading regulators. Howard Pitkin’s team at the CT Banking commission made a bold move and issued a cease and desist order against Greg Imbruce of Stamford-based ASYM Capital in an attempt to stop […]

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Biotech Firm NanoVircidies Sued For Executives Abuse of Assets

A Biotech company whose stock is soaring this year has caught the eye of short sellers after recent SEC filings showed possible self-dealings with company assets by its founders. I reported for Growth Capitalist last week, NanoViricides ($NNVC), was sued by a group of early angel investors in a shareholder derivative suit, filed in Colorado […]

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Mastercard Hates Bitcoins

MasterCard Executive who hates Bitcoins

The new boss in charge of giving out a MasterCard licenses has no intention of allowing the brand or any bank that does private label cards to use Bitcoins. In fact, he nearly bragged to me about killing the BitInstant deal with a U.S. bank for the first planned $BTC card this year. Stephen Ruch, […]

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New Canaan Cops Arrest Mogul’s Daughter Kalikow for Masturbation

Kalikow with her Boyfriend who was clearly not near by to help

UPDATE 10-15-13: THE NCPD HAVE FINALLY RELEASED THE NAME OF THE SENIOR OFFICER ON THIS ARREST. IT IS SGT. JOHN MILLIGAN. Original Text The daughter of the former owner of the New York Post, Kathryn Kalikow, is having a rough time managing life at a local rehab center in New Canaan, CT. Last night a […]

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SunTrust Pays a Billion for cheating Fannie & Freddie on Mortgage Loans

SunTrust Bank

This week we learned SunTrust had to pay around a billion dollars to settle with the government over the mortgage fraud they committed against the GSEs. News of this investigation detailing how the bank committed the fraud was first reported by me at finance trade publication Growth Capitalist in November 2012. This means there is […]

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Regulators Investigating Firms Sub-Account Use in Shorting Stocks

Government regulators are investigating investment firms that set up sub-accounts with their broker dealers to mask illegal short selling schemes. I reported for Growth Capitalist this week that FINRA and the SEC are currently doing a sweep of hedge funds and their brokers dealers for the use of sub-account under the hedge funds master account […]

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