Fighting fraud

Butler, Kelley M.
September 2006
Employee Benefit News;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p48
The article discusses issues related to deterring fraud, conflicts of interest and other unlawful activities in the U.S. pension industry. An investigation has been called by Democratic Representatives Edward Markey of Massachusetts and George Miller of California into the capability of the government to regulate the activities of pension funds. The allegation that pension consultants and money managers are choosing deals to enrich themselves is examined.


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