DeVegter to Appeal Verdict in Fulton County, Ga., Fraud Case
- Verdict Stands in deVegter, Poirier Fraud Case. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;6/29/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31171, p5
Discusses the refusal of a federal judge in Atlanta, Georgia to set aside the jury conviction of Stephens Inc. vice president Michael de Vegter and ex-Lazard Freres & Co. partner Richard Poirier on fraud charges in connection with a Fulton County, Georgia, bond issue. Allegations of wire fraud...
- SEC Bans Former Stephen Vice President From Market. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/27/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32286, p25
The article reports that Michael S. DeVegter, a former vice president of Stephens Inc., has been banned by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from the securities markets of the U.S. in 2005. DeVegter was also ordered by the SEC to settle charges of alleged securities fraud pertaining...
- Magistrate judge endorses bid to dismiss pay-to-play case. McKenna, Jon // Bond Buyer;08/12/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30455, p1
Discloses that a federal magistrate in Atlanta, Georgia has recommended the dismissal of the pay-to-play indictments against former municipal bankers Michael de Vegter and Richard Poirier Jr. Charges filed against the two bankers; Federal criminal case procedures; Details of the case; Strategy...
- Court to rule on dropping pay-to-play case. McKenna, Jon // Bond Buyer;08/26/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30465, p32
Reports on federal prosecutors' filing of a formal objection to a magistrate's recommendation that criminal charges against former municipal bankers Michael deVegter and Richard Poirier Jr. be dismissed. Indictment of two in a pay-to-play probe involving their work in Fulton County, Georgia...
- Criminal indictment resurfaces in Georgia kickback case. McEntee, Christopher // Bond Buyer;01/04/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30800, p3
Reports on the resurfacing of portions of a criminal indictment against Stephens Inc. financial adviser Michael de Vegter and banker Richard Poirier, who prosecutors claim conspired to defraud Fulton County, Georgia when it refunded debt in 1992. Failure of the bond professionals to provide...
- Just one piece of 'good news' after another. Crain, Keith // Crain's Detroit Business;7/1/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p8
Focuses on the fraud case faced by the executives of the WorldCom Inc. Effect of the issue on the accounting firm; Status of the company; Impact of the issue on the shareholders.
- Fraud on the rise. // NZ Business;Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on an almost 20% rise in the number of business fraud committed by middle and senior management in New Zealand over the year to November 2009, based on the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Economic Crime Survey.
- Blowing the whistle on corporate fraud. // Business New Hampshire Magazine;Jan1993, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p9
Presents the most important factors in determining if a person will blow the whistle on a major fraud at the corporate level. Study conducted by John P. Keena of the University of Wisconsin at Madison on the subject; Managers as the less apt to be whistleblowers than people in the other levels...
- Expo 98 official on fraud charge. Mistry, Bhavna // Marketing Event;Sep98, p4
Reports on the arrest of Joao Vilela Caldeira, a top official at Lisbon Expo 98 for fraud and embezzlement. Project that the event supported; Information on the event.