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Judge OKs Plea Deal In $50M Ponzi Scheme

A judge has accepted a new plea deal from a Detroit-area financial manager who helped the government prosecute his partner in a real estate scheme that ended with nearly $50 million in losses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

Feds Want $44.5M In Restitution In Bravata Case

Federal prosecutors want a Detroit-area investment manager and his son to pay $44.5 million in restitution for a real-estate scheme that crashed during the recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

Jury Convicts Father, Son Of Defrauding Investors

A Brighton-area investment manager and his son have been found guilty in a $50 million scheme to defraud hundreds of investors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

OFIR’s Top Ten Investor Traps

The Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation released its annual list of traps that cautious investors should avoid when seeking to jump-start their investment portfolios.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2011

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on November 21, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What Can We Expect On Wall Street In 2012?

One investment expert recommends investors stay conservative in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

Southfield Broker Linked To Fraud Can’t Leave Jail

A federal appeals court has refused to intervene and release a Southfield money manager who is facing fraud-related charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011

Southfield Broker Busted In Investment Scam

The founder of a Southfield-based investment fund has been arrested in New York. John Bravata, the chairman of BBC Equities, was taken into custody at JFK Airport when he returned from Italy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

StartUp’s Get To Pitch Biz Ideas To Monied Audience

About two dozen startup companies will pitch their products to a team of potential investors in Detroit this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011

Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm spoke at the Clinton School of Public Service. (File photo)

Granholm Speaks In Arkansas About Clean Energy Investments

The Democrat says the federal government needs to do more to develop solar energy and other forms of power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011