Russell Wasendorf Sr., the founder of the bankrupt commodities firm Peregrine Financial Group Inc., was sentenced to 50 years in prison for what prosecutors said was a theft of more than $215 million from customers.
Russell Wasendorf Sr., founder of the bankrupt commodities firm Peregrine Financial Group Inc., will remain in custody after his planned guilty plea to stealing more than $100 million from customers, a federal judge said in postponing another judge’s order.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must pay $4.6 million in attorneys’ fees and expenses to CRST, an Iowa trucking company, because of a sexual harassment and discrimination suit that was thrown out.
At this point in the puzzlingly durable film careers of Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston , the title of their latest unfunny romantic comedy -- “ Just Go With It ” -- seems a fittingly desperate plea.
Russell R. Wasendorf Sr., chief executive officer of the collapsed commodity firm Peregrine Financial Group Inc., was indicted by a federal grand jury on 31 counts of making false statements to regulators.