Archive for February, 2010
Investor Fraud and Ponzi schemes
Indictments for Ponzi schemes and investor fraud have been increasing everyday. While pundits, congress and financial experts pinpoint problems with regulatory agencies such as the SEC, the real problem centers on what I call the “Due Diligence Mess,” the way in which this process is handled within the legal and financial community.
After the recent sentencing of Bernard Madoff one of his victims made this statement to USA Today, “My due diligence was the SEC. What greater due diligence can you have than the SEC? They failed us.”
SERAPH Safe Schools
UB to Host Seventh Annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar March 11
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will host the seventh annual Safe Schools Initiative Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 11 in the Center for the Arts on the UB North Campus.
Sponsored by the U.S. Secret Service and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.