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May 28, 2003 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Frank Quattrone, the former Silicon Valley investment banking star, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of obstruction of justice and witness tampering. Quattrone, who headed Credit Suisse First Boston's Global Technology Group and once reported $100 million in annual compensation, was indicted this month. Federal prosecutors allege that he directed employees to destroy documents subpoenaed by a federal grand jury and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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May 13, 2003 | Thomas S. Mulligan, Times Staff Writer
A federal grand jury on Monday indicted former Silicon Valley investment banking star Frank Quattrone on charges of obstruction of justice in connection with government probes into abuses in initial public offerings of hot technology stocks during the dot-com market boom. The 27-page, three-count indictment handed up in U.S. District Court in Manhattan repeats charges made in an April 23 criminal complaint.
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April 24, 2003 | Walter Hamilton, Times Staff Writer
NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors filed an obstruction-of-justice complaint Wednesday against former Silicon Valley investment banking star Frank Quattrone, marking the first time that criminal charges have been lodged against a Wall Street figure in the industry's current rash of scandals.
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March 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Credit Suisse First Boston investment banking chief Adebayo Ogunlesi and six other executives of the brokerage have been subpoenaed to testify about transactions they performed for Enron Corp., a bankruptcy examiner said Thursday. Neal Batson, the lawyer named by the Justice Department to investigate Enron's collapse, asked a bankruptcy judge to force the executives to appear or face contempt-of-court charges.
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March 5, 2003 | Walter Hamilton, Times Staff Writer
Frank Quattrone, one of the most celebrated investment bankers in the 1990s who is now under criminal investigation, resigned from Credit Suisse First Boston on Tuesday. Quattrone's departure comes as state and federal prosecutors try to determine whether the Silicon Valley-based financier sought to obstruct government inquiries of initial public stock offerings floated during the height of the bull market.
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March 4, 2003 | From Reuters
Frank Quattrone, the Credit Suisse First Boston investment banker under criminal investigation, lashed out against his firm Monday and blamed the brokerage's legal department for his troubles. Through a spokesman, Quattrone went on the offensive and said CSFB's legal department kept him in the dark about an investigation into his Silicon Valley-based banking team in December 2000.
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February 20, 2003 | From Bloomberg News and Times Staff Reports
Eight Los Angeles investment bankers are suing Credit Suisse First Boston Inc., seeking to prevent the firm from trying to force the repayment of loans the bankers received when they were with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette before the latter was acquired by CSFB in 2000. The bankers, who jumped ship to rival UBS Warburg shortly after CSFB bought Donaldson, say in a complaint filed in U.S.
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February 12, 2003 | Walter Hamilton, Times Staff Writer
Credit Suisse First Boston notified a federal judge Tuesday that it mistakenly taped over about 75 electronic files that the investment banking firm was required to keep as part of a massive class-action suit over Wall Street's handling of initial public stock offerings. In a four-page letter sent to Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, CSFB's outside law firm wrote that the brokerage had an "inadvertent loss of data" from recycling "operational backup tapes."
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February 8, 2003 | Walter Hamilton
A 2-year-old series of e-mails between Wall Street star Frank Quattrone and his Credit Suisse First Boston colleagues has sparked a lot of interest -- and not just among his fellow investment bankers. The disclosure of the potentially incriminating e-mails last week set off a turf war among criminal prosecutors over who would investigate Quattrone. The skirmish ended Friday when James B. Comey, the U.S.
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February 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Frank Quattrone, the Credit Suisse First Boston star technology investment banker suspended on Monday pending a probe of alleged destruction of evidence, apparently isn't allowing his legal woes to get in the way of his golf game. Quattrone teed off Thursday morning in the PGA's four-day Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament, which pairs celebrities from entertainment and busi- ess with top pro golfers vying for $5 million in prize money.
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