Investors will receive about $3.2 million of the $9.7 million they lost in a fraud perpetrated by Keenan Hauke, a former Fishers hedge fund manager. He's in prison after admitting to hiding massive losses by creating fake account statements.
The Eli Lilly Federal Credit lost a bundle on loans to ITT Technical Institute students a few years ago. Now the credit union, which adopted the Elements Financial moniker two years ago, may get hit with a lawsuit from the bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct for-profit school operator.
Tennessee-based Southeast Financial Credit Union sued Eyler and others in 2015, charging they fraudulently restructured the business to thwart creditors and owe more than $13 million on defaulted loans.
Prosecutors accused Platinum Partners of carrying out a $1 billion fraud that included setting up an affiliate to bamboozle institutional investors—including CNO Financial Group—into investing in the teetering hedge fund.