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June 2, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
The Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal judge Wednesday to appoint a receiver to take control of New York-based Amerindo Investment Advisors after its two co-founders, Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka, were jailed on criminal charges last week. The SEC sued Amerindo in federal court in New York, along with Vilar and Tanaka, who remain in custody. The agency wants a receiver to oversee operation of the firm and an accounting of Amerindo's finances.
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February 10, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Philanthropist and technology investor Alberto Vilar and co-defendant Gary Tanaka pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday to new charges that they defrauded wealthy investors of millions. Vilar and Tanaka, co-founders of Amerindo Advisors, were expected to go on trial in April on previously filed charges.
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BUSINESS
February 10, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Philanthropist and technology investor Alberto Vilar and co-defendant Gary Tanaka pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday to new charges that they defrauded wealthy investors of millions. Vilar and Tanaka, co-founders of Amerindo Advisors, were expected to go on trial in April on previously filed charges.
BUSINESS
November 12, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka, co-founders of Amerindo Investment Advisors, defrauded at least seven investors in addition to Lily Cates, mother of actress Phoebe Cates, the Securities and Exchange Commission said. In court papers filed Thursday in New York, the SEC says Vilar, 65, and Tanaka, 62, stole from the investors, who include an 80-year-old New York woman with diabetes, a Vilar friend who died of cancer in 2003 and a woman who says she is a former girlfriend of Vilar.
BUSINESS
June 7, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
The board of Amerindo Investment Advisors Inc., the money management firm whose founders have been charged with stealing client funds, said Monday that it had hired Munder Capital Management to oversee its sole mutual fund. Amerindo founders Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka were arrested last month and jailed. New York-based Amerindo removed Vilar, 64, and Tanaka, 61, as managers of the $103-million Amerindo Technology fund and said it was cooperating with the government's investigation of the men.
BUSINESS
November 12, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka, co-founders of Amerindo Investment Advisors, defrauded at least seven investors in addition to Lily Cates, mother of actress Phoebe Cates, the Securities and Exchange Commission said. In court papers filed Thursday in New York, the SEC says Vilar, 65, and Tanaka, 62, stole from the investors, who include an 80-year-old New York woman with diabetes, a Vilar friend who died of cancer in 2003 and a woman who says she is a former girlfriend of Vilar.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 5, 2005 | Chris Pasles and Thomas S. Mulligan, Times Staff Writers
The recent woes of billionaire opera philanthropist and money manager Alberto Vilar, released from a New York jail on bail June 20 after languishing there for nearly a month, have had New York and London buzzing. But Los Angeles is surprisingly quiet. You'd expect to hear something from Los Angeles Opera, the recipient of a $12-million Vilar pledge that fell through.
BUSINESS
June 7, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
The board of Amerindo Investment Advisors Inc., the money management firm whose founders have been charged with stealing client funds, said Monday that it had hired Munder Capital Management to oversee its sole mutual fund. Amerindo founders Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka were arrested last month and jailed. New York-based Amerindo removed Vilar, 64, and Tanaka, 61, as managers of the $103-million Amerindo Technology fund and said it was cooperating with the government's investigation of the men.
BUSINESS
June 2, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
The Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal judge Wednesday to appoint a receiver to take control of New York-based Amerindo Investment Advisors after its two co-founders, Alberto Vilar and Gary Tanaka, were jailed on criminal charges last week. The SEC sued Amerindo in federal court in New York, along with Vilar and Tanaka, who remain in custody. The agency wants a receiver to oversee operation of the firm and an accounting of Amerindo's finances.
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