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April 17, 2001 | Associated Press
Former penny-stock tycoon Robert E. Brennan was convicted of bankruptcy fraud after a monthlong trial in Trenton, N.J., and could face six to 10 years in federal prison. Brennan, 57, was convicted on seven of 13 counts. A hearing is set for today to determine whether he will remain free on bail pending sentencing.
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April 17, 2001 | Associated Press
Former penny-stock tycoon Robert E. Brennan was convicted of bankruptcy fraud after a monthlong trial in Trenton, N.J., and could face six to 10 years in federal prison. Brennan, 57, was convicted on seven of 13 counts. A hearing is set for today to determine whether he will remain free on bail pending sentencing.
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BUSINESS
June 21, 1995 | From Associated Press
A federal judge Tuesday ordered financier Robert E. Brennan to pay $71.5 million to settle charges that he defrauded thousands of investors as head of First Jersey Securities Inc. Judge Richard Owen delivered his review of Brennan's business activities in a stinging 48-page ruling that brings to an end a civil trial on charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
BUSINESS
August 2, 2000 | Associated Press
Disgraced financier Robert E. Brennan, who, before regulators labeled him a cheat, appeared in TV commercials urging investors to buy penny stocks, was arrested and charged with bankruptcy fraud. Two indictments were unsealed with Brennan's arrest, both related to his cashing of $500,000 in casino chips five years ago. These are the first criminal charges Brennan has faced. He was arrested at his Colts Neck, N.J., home.
BUSINESS
August 2, 2000 | Associated Press
Disgraced financier Robert E. Brennan, who, before regulators labeled him a cheat, appeared in TV commercials urging investors to buy penny stocks, was arrested and charged with bankruptcy fraud. Two indictments were unsealed with Brennan's arrest, both related to his cashing of $500,000 in casino chips five years ago. These are the first criminal charges Brennan has faced. He was arrested at his Colts Neck, N.J., home.
SPORTS
August 28, 1993 | From Associated Press
The career money winnings of Dehere, a 2-year-old colt whose earning potential is high, will go to a foundation with the purpose of taking guns out of the hands of young people. The formation of the Dehere Foundation was announced Thursday by Robert E. Brennan, the owner-breeder of the unbeaten colt named for Terry Dehere, a second-team All American basketball player last season as a senior at Seton Hall, Brennan's alma mater.
BUSINESS
April 17, 1986 | Associated Press
Federal authorities are probing First Jersey Securities and its millionaire founder, Robert E. Brennan, in what a congressman says is a look at allegations of stock manipulation, illegal campaign contributions and laundering of drug money. But Brennan, a Brielle, N.J., financier and philanthropist, said the inquests are the latest "disgraceful" attacks in a 10-year persecution of him and his firm by federal authorities.
SPORTS
May 26, 1985 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The initial in Robert E. Brennan's name stands for Emmet. But maybe it should be changed to Everything. Many Marylanders would say that it stands for Evil. Since Brennan bought his first horse in March of 1980, the 41-year-old Wall Street wunderkind hasn't just entered racing, he's turned the game topsy-turvy. Buying horses at million-dollar prices. Rebuilding a race track that burned down. Buying a race track that was already there.
SPORTS
June 8, 1995 | Associated Press
The owner of the New Jersey Devils rejected an offer by financier Robert Brennan to buy the NHL team and keep it in New Jersey. Brennan said Wednesday he offered to buy the team, which has been exploring a possible move to Nashville, Tenn., at "fair market value," an acknowledgment the cost might increase if the Devils win the Stanley Cup. The offer was extended Tuesday to Devil owner John McMullen on behalf of ITB, a company Brennan chairs.
NEWS
December 30, 1993 | Associated Press
A 3 1/2-story-high "death clock" that will tick off the nation's gun killings was set up Wednesday near Times Square. Financier Robert E. Brennan, who pledged $1 million for the clock, said he hopes it will draw attention to "the ugly story of gun deaths in this country." The digital clock is set in a billboard erected at a cost of $300,000 atop a nine-story building at Broadway and 47th Street. Brennan said the number of deaths will be updated continually with data from federal agencies.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1995 | From Associated Press
A federal judge Tuesday ordered financier Robert E. Brennan to pay $71.5 million to settle charges that he defrauded thousands of investors as head of First Jersey Securities Inc. Judge Richard Owen delivered his review of Brennan's business activities in a stinging 48-page ruling that brings to an end a civil trial on charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
SPORTS
June 8, 1995 | Associated Press
The owner of the New Jersey Devils rejected an offer by financier Robert Brennan to buy the NHL team and keep it in New Jersey. Brennan said Wednesday he offered to buy the team, which has been exploring a possible move to Nashville, Tenn., at "fair market value," an acknowledgment the cost might increase if the Devils win the Stanley Cup. The offer was extended Tuesday to Devil owner John McMullen on behalf of ITB, a company Brennan chairs.
SPORTS
August 28, 1993 | From Associated Press
The career money winnings of Dehere, a 2-year-old colt whose earning potential is high, will go to a foundation with the purpose of taking guns out of the hands of young people. The formation of the Dehere Foundation was announced Thursday by Robert E. Brennan, the owner-breeder of the unbeaten colt named for Terry Dehere, a second-team All American basketball player last season as a senior at Seton Hall, Brennan's alma mater.
BUSINESS
April 17, 1986 | Associated Press
Federal authorities are probing First Jersey Securities and its millionaire founder, Robert E. Brennan, in what a congressman says is a look at allegations of stock manipulation, illegal campaign contributions and laundering of drug money. But Brennan, a Brielle, N.J., financier and philanthropist, said the inquests are the latest "disgraceful" attacks in a 10-year persecution of him and his firm by federal authorities.
SPORTS
May 26, 1985 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The initial in Robert E. Brennan's name stands for Emmet. But maybe it should be changed to Everything. Many Marylanders would say that it stands for Evil. Since Brennan bought his first horse in March of 1980, the 41-year-old Wall Street wunderkind hasn't just entered racing, he's turned the game topsy-turvy. Buying horses at million-dollar prices. Rebuilding a race track that burned down. Buying a race track that was already there.
BUSINESS
July 27, 2001
Former penny stock promoter Robert E. Brennan was sentenced to nine years and two months in prison Thursday for bankruptcy fraud and obstructing justice. Brennan, 57, became widely known in the 1980s through television commercials for his former flagship brokerage, First Jersey Securities Inc., in which he stepped off a helicopter and urged viewers to "come grow with us." . . . McDonald's Co.
SPORTS
May 20, 1993 | From Associated Press
Garden State Park will shut down Dec. 4, affecting 1,200 jobs and ending a 51-year racing tradition at the financially troubled track, its owners said Wednesday. The track could close earlier if a buyer is found for the 287-acre complex, said Robert E. Brennan, founder of International Thoroughbred Breeders Inc., which owns and operates the park. Several prospective buyers have expressed interest, he said.
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