A Fraud case similar to Petters saga in Florida -

where $30 million resulted in years in Prison
Palm Beach appears to be FRAUD CENTRAL  

a case where investors  were bilked out of $213 million
The Federal Receiver appointed therein
could only return
$4.6 million (here )

The FBI in Miami reports on a
Petters type Ponzi scheme
indication Petters should get 20 to 200 Years
( here )

Great insight into the vast quagmire of Palm Beach
Harold and Prevost by Forbes article & notes
( here )
Is Sun Country Vanishing
Links News Forums
Where others are discussing Petters saga
Wikipedia  on Tom Petters  ( here ) Petters Group  Worldwide ( here )

Avidor'sBlog with nice cartoons on the Petters Gang (here)

Petters case gets National Print Recognition
FORBES Magazine (here)
thanks to a tip by a web reader)
Minneapolis - St Paul- Star Tribune  
here ) and ( here )
THE RX  Forums ( Here ) Petters multi million dollar party
With pictures of Petters with Hollywood Stars
Absurd reflection by CEO Mag ( here )
Ebarq - Winter Park and others in Florida pay
attention Petters issues (
here )
Rachel Paulose abused her office & power;

Teen Challenge Billboard Petters Vennes
and more (

Former US Attorney Paulose found guilty of
( here )
Wall Street Journal Law Blog Story on Petters Cases ( here )  -   NY Times International Herald on Petters Fraud  ( here )

Minn Independent Center for Independent Media
 Good details on Bachman/Vennes etc ( here )

Forbes reports API story Petters Attorneys says his not Osama ( here )

Minnesota Independent on Vennes Pardon by Coleman ( here )

Tom Petters girlfriend speaks out (Nov 18th)
here is Esme's report on WCCO
( here )
N Y Post Article Petters in Fetters With comments from
Gottex Hedge Fund Joachim Gottschalk  to Bloomberg ( here )
USA Today - soft dance around Petters issues ( here )
REUTERS reports on Petters - Ted Diekel Late August 2008 Enable Holdings ( here )
White Collar fraud blog points
out that D C is funding additional efforts against
white collar criminal activity on Wall Street (
From the Dept of Justice website  ( here )
Criminal forfeiture is an action brought as
a part of the criminal prosecution .

It is an in personam (against the person) action
requires that the government
indict (charge) the property used or derived
from the crime along with the defendant.

If the jury finds the property forfeitable, the
court issues an order of forfeiture. (
here )

Muckety's wonderful Chart
on Petters' affiliations (
here )

KARE11 NBC on Petters ( here )

here )

Minny MN Biz Journal on
Petters May 2008 (
here )
MN Public Radio Petters stories ( here )
Interesting reflection on  ( here )
Fidelis and Bachmann/Vennes