RIA Found Guilty of Misappropriating Funds from Mike Tyson

Posted on February 24th, 2017 at 12:13 PM
RIA Found Guilty of Misappropriating Funds from Mike Tyson

From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:

Brian Ourand, a former registered investment adviser in Washington, D.C. was found guilty by the SEC for misappropriating funds from his clients, which included many professional athletes such as former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and NBA star Glen Rice.

Mr. Ourand, the former president of SFX Financial Advisory Management Enterprises Inc., pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge and admitted taking $250,000 from Mike Tyson and $500,000 from Glen Rice and at least two other pro athletes.

Mr. Ourand was a financial manager for the athletes and stole the players' checks, making them out to himself or to cash. Mr. Ourand used the money for various personal uses. 

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