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June 22, 1994
A Lake Forest investment adviser who pleaded guilty in federal court three months ago to defrauding investors of nearly $1.8 million has been sent to prison for two years and ordered to pay restitution. Randall C. Hutchens, 40, also was sentenced by a federal judge to three years' probation following his release from prison. From 1990 to 1992, Hutchens used his company, Laguna Equities Inc., to sell 61 investors securities that were supposedly issued by two insurance companies and backed by U.S.
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BUSINESS
June 22, 1994
A Lake Forest investment adviser who pleaded guilty in federal court three months ago to defrauding investors of nearly $1.8 million has been sent to prison for two years and ordered to pay restitution. Randall C. Hutchens, 40, also was sentenced by a federal judge to three years' probation following his release from prison. From 1990 to 1992, Hutchens used his company, Laguna Equities Inc., to sell 61 investors securities that were supposedly issued by two insurance companies and backed by U.S.
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BUSINESS
June 30, 1992 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge has granted a request to freeze the accounts of a Lake Forest investment counselor who is alleged to have set up a scam that targeted elderly prospects through a nursing home newsletter. U.S. District Judge Robert M. Takasugi granted a request by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission late last week prohibiting destruction of documents and transfer of assets belonging to Randall C. Hutchens or his company, Laguna Equities Inc.
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December 8, 1992 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Mission Viejo man has agreed to pay clients of his defunct investment counseling business nearly $480,000--about half of what he took in--to settle a civil fraud case filed in June by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In a final judgment announced Monday, Randall C. Hutchens, who did business as Laguna Equities Inc.
BUSINESS
December 8, 1992 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Mission Viejo man has agreed to pay clients of his defunct investment counseling business nearly $480,000--about half of what he took in--to settle a civil fraud case filed in June by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In a final judgment announced Monday, Randall C. Hutchens, who did business as Laguna Equities Inc.
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February 13, 1997 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Laguna Niguel man, convicted nearly three years ago of defrauding investors of $1.8 million, has admitted in an unrelated case that he collected nearly $300,000 from the government by filing false claims for tax refunds. Randall Craig Hutchens, 43, used the names and Social Security numbers of nine adults to fabricate W-2 forms and file fraudulent refund claims for the 1995 tax year, according to Assistant U.S. Atty. Gregory Weingart.
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June 30, 1992 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge has granted a request to freeze the accounts of a Lake Forest investment counselor who is alleged to have set up a scam that targeted elderly prospects through a nursing home newsletter. U.S. District Judge Robert M. Takasugi granted a request by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission late last week prohibiting destruction of documents and transfer of assets belonging to Randall C. Hutchens or his company, Laguna Equities Inc.
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