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Twitter Hacked! 250,000 User Accounts Breached

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Anonymous hackers have targeted Twitter last week and gained access to roughly 250,000 user accounts though only "limited information" such as email addresses was compromised, the microblog said on Friday.

Ex-CEO Gets 50 Years For $215m Fraud


Russell Wasendorf Sr., the founder of the bankrupt commodities firm Peregrine Financial Group Inc., was sentenced to 50 years in prison for what prosecutors said was a theft of more than $215m from customers.




People News: Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, UBS

Mariano Gaut, a 20-year Citigroup veteran who most recently served as the bank's co-head of Latin America capital markets origination, has left the firm, two sources familiar with the situation told IFR.


People News: Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland

Barclays has hired Reinhard Koester as a managing director covering specialty finance companies in the United States, according to people familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because the appointment is not yet public.