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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Austin Smith, an American immigrant to Israel, once worked for binary-options companies but now heads a recovery firm to help victims who were scammed.

Victims of Israel-based investment scammers find relief

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer August 2, 2017

In 2015, Steve, a retired Presbyterian minister in Kansas City, sold a small farm and emptied a mutual fund and an investment fund. That left him with about $250,000 to invest elsewhere.“We pretty much have what we want. We buy a new car now and then...

Mets’ owners settle lawsuit in Madoff Ponzi scheme

JTA March 19, 2012

The owners of the New York Mets will pay up to $162 million to settle a "clawback" lawsuit filed in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. Fred Wilpon and his brother-in-law Saul Katz  will not have to make payments for three years under the agreement. The...

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