Peregrine http://iowapublicradio.org en Wasendorf Waits http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wasendorf-waits <p>Russell Wasendorf had hoped tomorrow would&nbsp;be the day he&rsquo;d be released on bail...</p><p>But the hearing&#39;s been postponed, so the former head of Peregrine Financial Group remains in jail&hellip;</p><p>and the business empire he built,&nbsp; first in Chicago and then later in Iowa, &nbsp;continues to crumble.&nbsp;</p><p>His once fairy tale like existence came to an abrupt end earlier this month.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:38:49 +0000 Pat Blank 5319 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wasendorf Waits Financial Fallout http://iowapublicradio.org/post/financial-fallout <p>Economic development&nbsp;officials have begun to assess the fallout from the abrupt closure of the Cedar Falls-based&nbsp;international brokerage firm, Peregrine Financial Group doing business as PFGBest.&nbsp; The company is being investigated by both governmental and regulatory officials for fraud and misuse of customer money.&nbsp; 220 million dollars is reportedly missing,&nbsp;Company founder, 64 year old&nbsp;Russell Wasendorf Sr. attempted suicide on Monday. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 00:03:26 +0000 Pat Blank 4552 at http://iowapublicradio.org Financial Fallout