Yasuna Murakami, a hedge fund manager who oversaw MC2 Capital Management LLC And MC2 Canada Capital Management LLC, is sentenced to six years in prison for fraud. Prosecutors accused him of defrauding hedge fund investors. Additionally, Murakami, must pay over $10.5M in investor restitution.
Police arrested the Massachusetts hedge fund manager last year. When pleading guilty to wire fraud, Murakami acknowledged that he diverted millions of dollars in investor monies to his own personal and business accounts, as well as used their funds to pay for a luxury sports car, make credit card payments, travel abroad, make purchases at expensive department stores, initiate investments on his own behalf, and issue Ponzi-like payments to investors.