1955 by financier Bernard Cornfeld, I.O.S. Investors Overseas Services
grew to over $2.5 billion USD under management in a variety of mutual
funds by 1970. Due to the decline in value in a number of questionable
investments, and following charges of embezzlement filed against Cornfeld
successor Robert Vesco and other I.O.S
managers, the company went bankrupt in 1973.
investors were scattered across a number of countries, and due to the fact
many hold certificates in bearer form, there are still many millions of
dollars waiting to be claimed by unaware stockholders. Prompt action should be taken, however,
as there are time limits on the filing of certain types of
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