David Voreacos, Bloomberg

David Voreacos

Bloomberg

Newark, NJ, United States

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Recent:
  • Bloomberg
Past:
  • Houston Chronicle
  • WealthManagement.com
  • Washington Post
  • Yahoo
  • BQ Prime
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • seattlepi

Recent articles by David:

Hawaii Businesswoman Gets 2 Years for Trying to Stop 1MDB Probe

A Hawaii businesswoman was sentenced to two years in prison for helping to illegally lobby the Trump administration to drop an investigation into the 1MDB global bribery scandal and remove a Chinese dissident from the US. → Read More

Bankman-Fried Associates Flip as FTX Founder Arrives in NYC

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried landed in the US late Wednesday to face a range of criminal charges just as two of his long-time associates said they were cooperating with prosecutors. → Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried’s Arrest Shows Crypto Cops Are Catching Up

Authorities are applying new expertise and existing laws to fight digital currency fraud. → Read More

Steve Wynn Persuades Judge to Toss US Foreign-Lobbying Case

Casino magnate Steve Wynn persuaded a US judge to dismiss a Justice Department civil lawsuit seeking to force him to register as a foreign agent acting for China when he lobbied the Trump administration several years ago. → Read More

Millions in Cryptocurrency Vanished as Agents Watched Helplessly

Feds locked up a storage device full of ill-gotten tokens. Then someone started stealing the loot. → Read More

Billionaire Houston software developer Robert Brockman dies at 81

Robert Brockman, a Houston billionaire who built his fortune as a software entrepreneur... → Read More

Billionaire Robert Brockman Offers to Put Up $1.45 Billion to Ease IRS Liens

The billionaire is facing the largest ever U.S. tax evasion case. → Read More

UAE Royals Said to Direct Tom Barrack’s Influence Campaign

Just weeks after Donald Trump’s election in November 2016, American billionaire Tom Barrack received a royal welcome in the United Arab Emirates. → Read More

IRS Pursues Promoters of Green Tax Breaks Worth Tens of Billions

A strategy long used by farmers and conservationists lures investors seeking shelters. → Read More

From Intern to Co-Defendant: Tom Barrack Protege Faces Loyalty Test

Working for Tom Barrack took Matthew Grimes to some exciting places -- he flew on private planes to international destinations, lived on a $15 million estate and even partied at the inauguration of former President Donald Trump. → Read More

Trump CFO’s Luxury Perks Could Lead to Long Prison Sentence

Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg made $940,000 a year from 2011 to 2018, but much of that was “off the books,” Manhattan prosecutors claim. → Read More

Ex-Fugee Pras Met FBI to Help China Locate Dissident, U.S. Says

Former hip-hop artist Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, a member of the chart-topping 1990s group the Fugees, met with FBI agents to try to learn the whereabouts of a Chinese dissident sought by the regime in Beijing, as well as details of his security arrangements. → Read More

‘We Build The Wall’ Co-Founder Kolfage Indicted in Tax Case

Brian Kolfage, whose work with Stephen Bannon to raise money for a U.S.-Mexico border wall resulted in a federal fraud indictment last year, faces new tax fraud charges. → Read More

Houston attorney charged in $225 million tax fraud

The charges are linked to the case of Robert Brockman, a Houston businessman accused of... → Read More

Pennsylvania High Court to Consider Some Trump Ballot Claims

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said it will consider claims by President Donald Trump’s campaign that around 8,000 Philadelphia mail-in ballots should be disqualified because they weren’t filled out properly. → Read More

How to Succeed in Private Banking—or Maybe Get in a Lot of Trouble

A legal fight shows the symbiotic relationship between the superwealthy and their money whisperers. → Read More

Congress Wants Information. Trump Says No. What Next?

The U.S. Congress has the power to demand testimony and documents and to hold accountable those who refuse to comply. As president, Donald Trump wields the power known as executive privilege to declare swaths of information off-limits to the legislative branch. These and other competing interests will define the coming weeks of legal and constitutional clashes as Democrats in the House of… → Read More

The Battles Ahead Over What Congress Demands on Trump

The U.S. Congress has the power to demand testimony and documents and to hold accountable those who refuse to comply. As president, Donald Trump wields the power known as executive privilege to declare swaths of information off-limits to the legislative branch. Plus, like all Americans, he has the right to have confidential communications with his attorney, Rudolph Giuliani. These and other… → Read More

Epstein created trust with $578 million days before suicide

Jeffrey Epstein wrote a will just two days before his suicide, placing $578 million in assets in a trust, a move which could complicate efforts to collect damages by women who say he sexually abused them. → Read More

Epstein’s victims will pursue civil cases against his estate

Jeffrey Epstein is dead in an apparent suicide, but the women who say he sexually abused them plan to seek justice by suing his estate and helping any prosecutions of his enablers, according to lawyers and one of the women. → Read More