Victim & Witness Services

Specialist Cases

The Securities and Exchange Commission instituted settled administrative proceedings against the seven specialists firms that operate on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (AP File Nos. 3-11445, 3-11446, 3-11447, 3-11448, 3-11449, 3-11558, and 3-11559), pursuant to which it recovered $247,028,778 in disgorgement and civil penalties. The settlement fund is being administered by a Fund Administrator:

Heffler, Radetich & Saitta L.L.P.
P.O. Box 940
Philadelphia, PA 19105-0940
Phone number 215-972-5071

specialistmatters@hrsclaimsadministration.com

Injured customers are being identified by and will be contacted by the Fund Administrator. If you wish to get more information regarding the settled administrative proceedings, you may visit the SEC's website:

www.sec.gov

If you wish to contact the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York with an inquiry regarding one of the pending criminal cases, please send an email to:

SDNYSpecialistCases@usdoj.gov

BELOW IS SOME LIMITED INFORMATION ABOUT EACH PENDING CASE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

United States v. Joseph Bongiorno, Patrick McGagh, 05 Cr. 390 (SHS) - Case assigned to Judge Sidney H. Stein - Defendants pleaded guilty on 5/12/2006 to securities fraud charges. Sentencings adjourned until 9/14/2006, at 4:00 p.m., and 4:30 p.m., respectively.

United States vs. Michael Hayward, Michael Stern, 05 Cr. 390 (SHS) - Case assigned to Judge Sidney H. Stein - Sentencing date scheduled for December 14, 2006 @ 4:00pm.

United States v. Robert Scavone, 05 Cr. 390 (SHS) - Case assigned to Judge Sidney H. Stein. Trial scheduled summer 2006.

United States v. Richard Volpe, 05 Cr. 390 (SHS) - Case assigned to Judge Sidney H. Stein. Trial scheduled summer 2006.

United States v. Gerard Hayes, 05 Cr. 390 (SHS) - Case assigned to Judge Sidney H. Stein. Trial scheduled summer/fall 2006.

United States v. Donald Foley II, 05 Cr. 391 (HB) - Case assigned to Judge Harold Baer, Jr. - Trial scheduled to commence in 11/2006.

United States v. Robert Johnson, 05 Cr. 392 (NRB) - Case assigned to Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald -- Trial schedule to commence 5/7/2007.

United States v. David A. Finnerty, 05 Cr. 393 (DC) - Case assigned to Judge Denny Chin

United States v. Frank Delaney, 05 Cr. 394 (HB) - Case assigned to Judge Harold Baer, Jr. - Trial scheduled to commence in 11/2006 or 12/2006.

United States v. Scott Hunt, 05 Cr. 395 (DAB) - Case assigned to Judge Deborah Batts

United States v. Freddy Deboer, 05 Cr. 396 (DLC) - Case assigned to Judge Denise L. Cote

United States v. Thomas J. Murphy, 05 Cr. 397 (DC) - Case assigned to Judge Denny Chin

United States v. Kevin Fee, 05 Cr. 398 (PKC) - Case assigned to Judge P. Kevin Castel -- Trial scheduled to commence on 10/3/2006.

 

 

 

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