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3:33 am on Tuesday August 30, 2011

Al Parish investment debacle: Investors to get some cash from professional aids

The legendary Al Parish "Economan" graphic.Remember Charleston's legendary tale of Al Parish, the economic's professor who led an investment fund that actually turned out to be a $66 million investment scheme? If you do then you'll also recall that...
2:51 am on Thursday September 23, 2010

After investing debacle with Al Parish, a few investors likely to get all their cash back

The legendary Al Parish "Economan" graphic.Remember Charleston's legendary tale of Al Parish, the economic's professor who led an investment fund that actually turned out to be a $66 million investment scheme? If you do then you'll also recall that...
7:05 am on Friday February 13, 2009

Al Parish highlight of CNBC show 'American Greed'

Image by TV image by 'confusedvision,' parish imagery from CNBC.Image by 20090213-greed.jpg Convicted swindler Al Parish is back in the spotlight as the feature of CNBC's show "American Greed." Our Charleston celebrity stars in the second part of...
7:21 am on Saturday October 4, 2008

Mount Pleasant fraud accusation plays an Al Parish tune

Image by Flickr user Refracted MomentsImage by 20081001money.jpg At least one person has made a sweet role of cash by investing with Peninger. Latest updates at the bottom. Federal authorities have accused former Mount Pleasant stockbroker Michael...
3:04 am on Thursday August 7, 2008

One Al Parish investment returns profit

Image by Flickr user Joe ShlabotnikImage by 20080807coins.jpg Maybe your grandmother knew what she was talking about: Al Parish's coin collection ended up being worth $1.25 million, in the end. In a surprising account of accuracy, one of convicted...
11:42 am on Monday July 28, 2008

Parish on the move

A couple of Al Parish-related stories are in the news today. First off, in an update to the fallen economist's slow-but-sure trip to his home for the next two decades in North Carolina, he's now being held at the federal U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta...
5:26 am on Wednesday July 16, 2008

Al Parish to appeal sentence

Al Parish is going to appeal his sentence, according to his lawyer, Andy Savage. Even though the Economan admits he did it, he thinks 24 years is a little too long to stay in prison. Read more about Al Parish on our topic page.Savage filed notice...
3:50 pm on Monday July 7, 2008

Al Parish being moved

Al Parish's attorney, Andy Savage, told Live 5 News that Al Parish is being moved today. He will likely be sent to the Butner facility in North Carolina, where the U.S. District Court of South Carolina recommended Parish be interned. The disgraced...
8:12 pm on Friday June 27, 2008

Newsless Courier speculates on how Parish duped investors

Read more about Al Parish on our topic page.The Newsless Courier speculates about why Al Parish managed to dupe Charlestonians so: Charleston isn't accustomed to business fraud on such a scale; Parish's defenders, such as the Metro Chamber of...
7:25 pm on Friday June 27, 2008

Al Parish in jail awaiting prison

While some convicted in federal courts are given some time to put their affairs in order between their sentencing and the start of their jail time, Chief Judge David Norton ordered Al Parish to be placed into custody immediately, for fear that he...

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