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Hedge fund group receives Cayman license, seeks to profit from penny stocks

An offshore hedge fund has been set up by a group with an eye-popping record of profiting from trades in penny stocks whose issuers have collectively lost more than $1.2 billion. Cornell Capital Partners Offshore Ltd. was licensed as a mutual fund by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on July 1, 2003. 

Lancer Offshore Latest: Asset freeze and details of securities holdings

A United States court has issued a temporary order freezing the assets of the Lancer Offshore Group, which has been implicated in a massive securities fraud.The assets were frozen on July 10, 2003 at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida following a complaint filed by the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Lancer Offshore, suspends cash redemptions and sues New York Post

Lancer Offshore Inc., which is registered in the British Virgin Islands and listed on the Irish Stock Exchange, has brought a libel lawsuit against the New York Post - one month after notifying investors it was effectively suspending cash redemptions. The libel action was filed at New York State Supreme Court on February 14, 2003 after the Post published three negative articles about the Fund, which purports to have assets valued at $1 billion, and/or its principal, Michael Lauer.