HousingWire, Jan. 27, 2017–Lane, Ben The tale of Jesse Litvak may finally be moving toward an ending, as a federal jury on Friday found the former Jefferies managing director and mortgage-backed securities trader guilty on one count of fraud.

Jesse Litvak was a bond trader at the brokerage firm Jefferies LLC ("Jefferies"), who traded residential mortgage-backed securities ("RMBS"). In the first, and best known, of a series of similar cases brought by the government, Mr. Litvak was criminally charged for misleading customers about the prices Jefferies paid for bonds and the profits.

 · Litvak was twice convicted by Connecticut juries on charges that he lied to clients about mortgage-bond prices while negotiating trades. In both instances, the Manhattan-based appeals court tossed the conviction on technical legal grounds, while also.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agreed to drop a lawsuit against former jefferies group llc trader Jesse Litvak, who was cleared in August of criminal charges that he lied to customers.

 · Two major Wall Street corruption cases fell apart on Thursday – dealing a one-two punch to the federal government’s push to clean up lying and bad behavior among bond traders. In one case, a federal appeals court, for the second time, tossed.

Litvak was convicted in March 2014 by a federal jury in New Haven, Connecticut, of lying to buyers and sellers of mortgage- backed bonds.

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Mortgage Fraud Kingpin . 2016, and will pay back $4.8M to investors in Burrill Capital Management. These cases may involve mortgage backed securities, asset backed. The U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit vacated Jesse Litvak's securities fraud conviction saying. Securities Fraud Expert Witnesses & Insider Trading Scam.

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