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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

ThinkStrategy Founder Arrested, Accused Of Fraud

ThinkStrategy Founder Arrested, Accused Of Fraud

Hedge fund manager Chetan Kapur has been arrested and charged with defrauding investors in his ThinkStrategy Capital Management for eight years.
Kapur, who was picked up at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport upon his arrival there on Monday, was indicted on securities fraud, investment adviser fraud and wire fraud. If convicted, he faces more than 100 years in prison.
The criminal charges read a lot like the civil charges laid against Kapur by the Securities and Exchange Commission last year. According to prosecutors, Kapur "deceived investors into purchasing shares in the ThinkStrategy Capital Fund and ThinkStrategy Multi-Strategy Fund through false and misleading statements and omissions."

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