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MF Global Clients Get Their Money Back

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The defunct financial services firm led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine filed for chapter 11 in October 2011. Billions of dollars in customer accounts were discovered to be missing.

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Brokerage Headed by Former NJ Gov Ordered to Pay Customers $1.2 Billion

Monday, November 18, 2013

A federal judge in New York is ordering MF Global to pay over $1.2 billion in restitution to customers, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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Two Years After Bankruptcy, MF Global Clients Get Their Money Back

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Former customers of a bankrupt brokerage house led by Jon Corzine will finally get their money back.

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Criminal Charges Against Corzine, MF Global Execs Unlikely: Report

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Ex-MF Global CEO and former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine will reportedly not face criminal charges stemming from the collapse of the brokerage firm that he helmed.

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MF Global Trustee Threatens Suit Against Corzine

Monday, June 04, 2012

The trustee overseeing the liquidation of the brokerage MF Global says he may sue former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

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Trustee Considers Going After Assets of MF Global Execs

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The court-appointed lawyer responsible for recovering more than a billion dollars for former customers of the commodities broker MF Global said Thursday he may go after the personal assets of company executives.

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MF Global Staffers Testify (Again) Over Bankruptcy

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Four former employees of the now-defunct broker firm MF Global will appear Wednesday before a House committee which is seeking answers about the eighth-largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. The firm was led by former New Jersey Governor and Senator Jon Corzine.

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Email May Link Jon Corzine to Illegal Transfers

Friday, March 23, 2012

New e-mail evidence suggests Jon Corzine, former head of the commodities broker MF Global, authorized a transfer of money out of customer accounts shortly before the firm filed for bankruptcy last fall.

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Obama Campaign, DNC Returns Corzine Contributions

Friday, December 23, 2011

President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee have returned more than $70,000 in campaign contributions from New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine following the collapse of MF Global, Corzine's financial firm, officials said Friday.

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For Corzine, More Talk Means More Risk

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine will testify before the House Financial Services Committee today, his third appearance on Capitol Hill in two weeks. Corzine is being asked to explain the collapse of MF Global, the stock and commodities brokerage firm he led until it filed for bankruptcy at the end of October.

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Senators Demand Answers From Corzine on Missing MF Global Money

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Questioned by senators he once served with, Jon Corzine told a panel Tuesday that he never told anyone to "misuse" customer money that vanished when MF Global collapsed this fall.

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Corzine to Testify Before Congress

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine will testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on Thursday to discuss his leadership of the bankrupt brokerage firm. The former Democratic governor and senator released testimony in advance of the hearing, saying he does not know where $1.2 billion in missing client money went. Michael de la Merced of The New York Times' Dealbook reports on the latest.

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Corzine: I Don't Know Where MF Global's Missing Money Is

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Jon Corzine told a congressional panel Thursday that he never intended to break rules requiring failed securities firm MF Global to safeguard client funds. He also said he doesn't know what happened to an estimated $1.2 billion that went missing.

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House Panel Subpoenas Corzine Over MF Global

Friday, December 02, 2011

A Congressional panel has subpoenaed former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine to testify next week after he failed to respond to an informal request.

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Shortfall at Corzine's Former Firm Could Top $1B, Trustee Says

Monday, November 21, 2011

The amount of client money that went missing after a financial company led by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine filed for bankruptcy could be much greater than was initially reported.

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With Accounts Still Frozen, MF Global Clients Look for Answers

Friday, November 11, 2011

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The extent of the damage is far from clear nearly two weeks after the bankruptcy filing of MF Global, the stock and commodities broker formerly led by ex-New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

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Opinion: After MF Global, Will GOP Candidates Still Insist on Deregulation?

Monday, November 07, 2011

The election of 2012, after all, is about Republican's vision of smaller government and less regulation vs. Obama and the Democrats' “Big Government” and more robust oversight.

-Steffen Schmidt, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Top Regulator Steps Aside in MF Global Probe

Monday, November 07, 2011

A leading regulator said he will not participate in the investigation of MF Global because he has ties to former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine, who recently resigned from the New York broker-dealer that filed for bankruptcy last week.

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Corzine Resigns From MF Global; Hires Criminal Attorney

Friday, November 04, 2011

Former New Jersey governor and Goldman Sachs executive Jon Corzine resigned as chairman and CEO of MF Global, the brokerage firm that filed for bankruptcy on Monday. Corzine has chosen to forfeit his $12 million severance package. Under Corzine's leadership, MF Global lost two-thirds of its market value. A federal investigation is now under way after MF Global disclosed that $630 million of customer money was missing. Corzine is said to have retained a criminal defense attorney. Michael de la Merced, reporter for The New York Times' DealBook, discusses the latest developments.

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Former NJ Governor Corzine Steps Down at MF Global

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Jon Corzine stepped down Friday from running the securities firm that collapsed after his disastrous bets on European debt. The firm, MF Global, said Corzine has resigned as chairman and CEO and will decline a severance package worth $12.1 million, including cash and benefits.

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