Category: Futures Trading

CEO Admits Embezzling $100+ Million

After trying to kill himself by sucking on the exhaust fumes from his car, Russell Wasendorf Sr. was hauled into court last Friday on charges of fraud and misuse of funds. In a suicide note found next to his unconscious…

Client Money Disappears; CEO Attempts Suicide

The FBI is now investigating the Peregrine Financial Group, a broker of commodity futures, which reported the whereabouts of $220 million of client money is unknown. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed in federal court to freeze any remaining funds…