Days after receiving a letter from a former PFG customer complaining about the lack of progress in getting money back to former PFG customers, the PFG trustee asks judge to give raise to PFG general counsel.
CTA Bouchard Capital LLC will be shutting its doors later this week because nearly 80% of the client and proprietary money it was trading, $3.4 million of $4.4 million, is tied up in the PFGBest fraud.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. will allow futures and swaps customers to house excess collateral in a separate bank account as it seeks to reassure investors after losses at MF Global Holdings Ltd. and Peregrine Financial Group Inc.
Yesterday’s hearings of the U.S. Senate’s Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee probing the MF Global and PFGBest scandals had less fireworks than past hearings but perhaps a more serious tone.
MF Global, Barclays, Peregrine Financial… Today it seems a full-time job to cover scandals, scammers and customer fund losses. And those noted here are only a few of the latest financial industry debacles.