Archive for January 6th, 2011

SEC: Broker Ripped Off Elderly Nuns In New York; Paul George Chironis Targeted Sisters Of Charity In Churning Scam, Agency Says

SEC: Broker Ripped Off Elderly Nuns In New York; Paul George Chironis Targeted Sisters Of Charity In Churning Scam, Agency Says

A Long Island, N.Y.-based broker ripped off  “a congregation of mostly elderly nuns in the Bronx” in a churning scheme in which he repeatedly executed trades that eroded the value of two accounts held by the Sisters of Charity to line his own pockets, the SEC said. Paul George Chironis, 58, of Melville, N.Y.,  has […]

BULLETIN: Incendiary Devices Sent To Two State Buildings In Maryland; Workers Being Evacuated; Probe Under Way

BULLETIN: Incendiary Devices Sent To Two State Buildings In Maryland; Workers Being Evacuated; Probe Under Way

BULLETIN: Two incendiary devices apparently mailed to state-government buildings in Annapolis and Hanover, Md., have detonated without causing a large explosion or widespread damage, according to published reports. Early reports are sketchy. No one appears to have been injured seriously, but the bomb squad, firefighters and ambulances are at the scene — and there are […]