Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) filed for liquidation in a U.S. bankruptcy court in Chicago on July 10, 2012. Ira Bodenstein was appointed by the U.S. Trustee to act as trustee for PFG's estate. This includes marshaling and recovering the assets of PFG's estate, including customer property, and distributing those assets pursuant to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and CFTC Part 190 rules. The Trustee has been authorized to operate PFG on a limited basis in order to wind down the business. Customers are encouraged to visit the website (www.pfgchapter7.com) set up by the Trustee frequently to obtain current information about the case.
Announcement Regarding Fraudulent Mass Emails to PFG Customers and Creditors
It has come to NFA's attention that fraudulent emails, purporting to be sent by a person affiliated with the PFG Trustee, have been sent to certain customers and creditors of PFG. Please be advised that these emails are a scam and do not originate from the Trustee's office. The Trustee advises any customer or creditor who receives this email message to ignore and delete it. The Trustee is in the initial stages of investigation with respect to these messages, and is in the process of determining the proper law enforcement authority to notify.
For additional information visit the PFG Trustee Website.
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