Banking and Investments

In a dramatic divorce case unfolding in Southern California this week, Hydee Feldstein, a retired partner at a large law firm, accused her ex-husband Peter Gregora of stealing $20 million of the couple’s money over the course of their marriage.  Feldstein claims Gregora hid the money in secret offshore companies, investment funds, and, in by

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Grammy award winner Ne-Yo and several professional athletes are among those set to testify in federal court against the principals of Ohio-based sports drink company Imperial Integrative Health Research & Development. Preston Harrison and Thomas Jackson are charged with defrauding investors out of $9.5 million.

Last week, Curtis Harold DeBerry, owner of the Texas-based Progreso Produce Company, was arrested and accused of cheating investors, business partners and banks out of millions of dollars over the past few years.  He now faces up to 30 years in prison.

According to the criminal complaint, DeBerry hid assets by transferring money

It’s everyone’s favorite or least favorite day of the year—tax day.  While some people are rejoicing about their anticipated refund check, others are reluctantly handing money over to the government.  Here, we’re thinking about the wealth of information tax returns hold and how we regularly use them in our asset searches.

We often blog

PROBLEM:

You know you’ve heard your debtor tell friends that some of his best investments were in commodity futures contracts, but you have no way of knowing just how much money he has invested in them.

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SOLUTION:

We’ve blogged before here about tracking down your debtor’s investments in the stock market, but you’re right

PROBLEM:

You’re fairly certain your debtor has a large stock portfolio, but you fear he will either try to cash in on his investments or will hide them from you.

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SOLUTIONS:

Tracking down your debtor’s stock portfolio can be tricky.  People buy and sell stocks every day, and it may be difficult to pin