Joshua Gould http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis-area investment handler imprisoned in $5 million fraud http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-area-investment-handler-imprisoned-5-million-fraud <p>A St. Louis-area investment handler has been ordered to spend eight years in federal prison and repay more than $4.3 million to often-elderly clients he bilked.</p><p>Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Joshua Gould, who was sentenced Friday in St. Louis, spent the money on such things as jewelry and strip clubs in neighboring Illinois.</p><p>Gould and 47-year-old David Rubin pleaded guilty in April to federal wire-fraud counts alleging they embezzled about $1.5 million from a retired couple.</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:25:04 +0000 The Associated Press 1710 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis-area investment handler imprisoned in $5 million fraud