"Embattled hedge fund Platinum Partners is relying on Monthieth & Company for PR support as it faces prosecutors and regulators amid accusations of a bribery scheme and fraud." - Odwyerpr.com, July 26, 2016. Here is the article.
Among the allegations is that the fund manager Murray Huberfeld attempted to bribe a New York Corrections union official to invest in Platinum. Also it's contended that fund over-valued its assets and paid some investment gains with money put in the fund by new investors.
A sign of the times is that when there are legal problems there is the rush to hire a top public relations firm.
Yet that doesn't always pan out.
Ellen Pao was able to galvanize a lot of support in the court of public opinion for her gender discrimination case "Pao v. Kleiner." But in the court of law, the defendant was acquitted by the jury on all counts.