Kim Kardashian's Hubby Swindled By Wedding Guest Who Ran a Phony Hedge Fund
Kris Humphries, AKA Mr. Kim Kardashian, got taken in by a smooth-talking 27-year-old hedge fund manager, who claimed to be a Harvard grad offering the investment opportunity of a lifetime.It looks like Andrey Hicks, the hedge fund manager and one-time guest at the Kardashian wedding this August, was running a game. He wasn't even a Harvard grad! The "investment opportunity" was allegedly just Hicks cashing his rich friends' checks and putting most of it in his personal bank account. The SEC believes he swindled Humphries and several other investors out of $1.7 million. Hicks tried to flee to Switzerland but he was stopped in Canada and arrested and charged with wire fraud on Friday, according to TMZ.
Sources close to Humphries told TMZ that the NBA star got swindled out of hundreds of thousands of dollars himself. The SEC complaint has more of the gory details and the
totally legit-sounding name of the company: Locust Offshore Fund, Ltd.