Prosecutors allege fraud, seek to seize assets at Bayou

Fri Sep 2, 2005



Federal prosecutors filed a civil suit yesterday alleging that Bayou Management committed a massive fraud, using a phony auditor to overstate its investment performance and its assets for the last seven years.

The suit, filed by U.S. Attorney for Manhattan David N. Kelley in the Southern District of New York, seeks the forfeiture of all of Bayou's assets, including $100 million seized by the state of Arizona in May.

Bayou founder Samuel Israel III...

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