Fugitive hedge-fund swindler Samuel Israel turned himself to federal authorities in Massachusetts after nearly a month on the lam, the U.S. attorney’s office said Wednesday.

Israel turned himself into Southwick, Mass., police between 9:15 and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, said Suzanne Anderson, police Chief Mark Krynicki’s assistant. She said he was being processed at Southwick Police headquarters and referred all further questions to federal authorities.