fraud en Restitution fund issues first check <p></p><p>Two years after its creation, Indiana’s Securities Restitution Fund – which provides relief for victims of investment scams – paid out its first check, and Secretary of State Connie Lawson says there should be more to come.</p><p>A major reason why it took two years for a single check to be issued from the fund is timing: to be eligible for relief, the scam must have taken place on or after July 1, 2010. That's the date the law creating the fund took effect.</p><p>Secretary Lawson says the time between the crime and when the victim gets relief can be lengthy.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:42:26 +0000 Brandon Smith 3095 at Restitution fund issues first check