201910.25
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Ex-SEC Enforcer Charged With Stealing Data to Land PE Job

GPB Capital | Bloomberg | Patricia Hurtado | October 234, 2019 U.S. says theft got him a position as chief compliance officer He accepted $400,000-a-year job four days after he left SEC When Michael Cohn left his job with the enforcement arm of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2018, he took more than his…

201910.25
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Ex-SEC Staffer Charged With Stealing Information to Get Private Equity Job

SEC – Securities and Exchange Commission | Think Advisor | Melanie Waddell | October 25, 2019 Before leaving the SEC, Michael Cohn improperly accessed information about an investigation into GPB Capital, the DOJ says. Former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement staffer Michael Cohn has been indicted for stealing confidential information about a pending investigation to secure a…

201910.25
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Executive at Prime Automotive Group majority owner indicted on obstruction charges

The Press Herald | J. Craig Anderson | October 25,2019 The Saco-based auto dealership chain’s lead investor, New York private equity firm GPB Capital Holdings, is under investigation for running an alleged Ponzi scheme. A top official at Saco-based Prime Automotive Group’s majority owner GPB Capital Holdings has been indicted on charges of obstructing a…

201910.25
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Private Equity Firm Director From Norwalk Indicted For Obstruction Of Justice

Norwalk Daily Voice | Zak Failla | October 25,2019 A former Securities and Exchange Commission investigator from Fairfield County is facing an obstruction of justice charge for alleged unauthorized computer access and disclosure of confidential information to a firm where he sought a job. Michael Cohn, 59, of Norwalk, the Chief Compliance Officer of GPB…

201910.24
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Ex-SEC examiner faces obstruction charge

GPB Capital | Investment Executive | James Langton | October 24, 2019 Other charges are unauthorized computer access and unauthorized disclosure of confidential information A former securities regulator is facing charges for allegedly accessing information about an investigation into a private equity firm that he sought to join. U.S. authorities announced that former compliance examiner…