U.S. v. Fanghella, 01CR2559-H, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.

A high-profile case described in the media as one of the largest investment-fraud cases in Southern California history, the case involved over $300 million in alleged fraud.  Mr. Cortez’s client was the Chief Executive Officer of PinnFund, USA.  This was one of the most complex white collar fraud cases in Southern California and involved thousands of documents and exhibits.  The case was widely covered by the television, radio and newspaper media nationally and internationally.