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EMBEZZLEMENT CASE: Wasendorf Sentencing Set

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The court has set a sentencing date for the former CEO of Peregrine Financial.

Russell Wasendorf, Sr.’s sentencing is January 31st at 9:00 a.m. in Cedar Rapids’ federal courthouse.

Wasendorf is facing up to 50 years in prison for embezzling $200 million in customer funds. He also reported false income statements at Peregrine Financial in Cedar Falls.

Wasendorf remains in prison while awaiting his sentencing hearing.