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May 4, 2001 | LIZ PULLIAM WESTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
EarthLink Inc. co-founder Reed E. Slatkin, under investigation for running an alleged Ponzi scheme, told some of his clients in January 2000 that he was getting out of the money-management business, but instead continued to accept new investments until early this year. Slatkin, a Santa Barbara venture capitalist, told the investors in a Jan. 7, 2000, letter that "a question again has been raised by the [Securities and Exchange Commission] . . .
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BUSINESS
May 3, 2001 | LIZ PULLIAM WESTON and JAMES PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The top two executives of Internet provider EarthLink Inc. invested their personal money with company co-founder Reed E. Slatkin, who is under federal investigation for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme. Sky Dayton, EarthLink's 29-year-old chairman and a key player in the '90s Internet boom, and Chief Executive Charles Garry Betty were among the people who invested money with Slatkin, according to a company spokesman.
BUSINESS
May 2, 2001 | LIZ PULLIAM WESTON and MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Investors are accusing Reed E. Slatkin, a co-founder of the giant Internet service provider EarthLink Inc., of operating a Ponzi scheme that may have resulted in the loss of least $35 million of their funds. Slatkin--a Santa Barbara socialite and venture capitalist--also is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for his financial activities, which allegedly included a day-trading operation that promised annual returns of up to 60%.
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