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June 19, 1992 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two sons of the discredited financier Robert Maxwell were arrested Thursday in connection with the disappearance of millions of dollars in pension funds from the late publisher's financial empire. Ian Maxwell, 36, and Kevin Maxwell, 33--along with their American financial adviser, Larry Trachtenberg, 38--were formally charged with conspiracy to defraud others of millions of dollars. Kevin Maxwell and Trachtenberg were also charged with theft.
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June 19, 1992 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two sons of the discredited financier Robert Maxwell were arrested Thursday in connection with the disappearance of millions of dollars in pension funds from the late publisher's financial empire. Ian Maxwell, 36, and Kevin Maxwell, 33--along with their American financial adviser, Larry Trachtenberg, 38--were formally charged with conspiracy to defraud others of millions of dollars. Kevin Maxwell and Trachtenberg were also charged with theft.
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June 1, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Maxwell Fraud Trial Begins: A prosecutor accused two of the late Robert Maxwell's sons, Kevin and Ian, of conspiring in 1991 to defraud pensioners in an attempt to prevent the collapse of their father's vast media and publishing empire. Alan Suckling told a packed London courtroom at the trial's opening that Kevin, 36, bears the heaviest responsibility. The sons and defendants Larry Trachtenberg and Robert Bunn, both of whom have been directors at Maxwell companies, have pleaded not guilty.
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January 20, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Kevin and Ian Maxwell were acquitted of misusing $35 million in pension funds to prop up the crumbling financial empire of their late father, publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell. Larry Trachtenberg, an American financial advisor, was also acquitted by the jury after eight days of deliberations. The three were accused of cheating retirees of Maxwell companies by misusing stock from their pension plans.
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June 22, 1992
Luckily for British authorities, the public's preoccupation with Princess Diana's marital woes has overshadowed their puzzling tardiness in trying to unravel the tangled and corrupt empire of the late publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell. Now the British government has launched an extensive investigation into the global web of companies controlled by Maxwell before his mysterious drowning last November.
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June 18, 1992 | From Associated Press
Kevin and Ian Maxwell, the two sons of the late publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell, were arrested this morning by police working with fraud investigators, the national news agency Press Association reported. The news agency, quoting police sources, said Maxwell adviser Larry Trachtenberg was also arrested. The Serious Fraud Office, a government agency, is investigating the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars from Maxwell pension funds.
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