Archive for the ‘Madoff’ Category

Fraud and the Unwilling Regulator

May 21, 2015

In the annals of financial (more…)

Lesson from Stanford DIY Appeal

September 3, 2014

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Allen Stanford, serving a 110-year sentence for the massive Ponzi scheme (more…)

Favored Madoff Victims Near Half Mark

March 26, 2014

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Yesterday, the government-appointed trustee (more…)

Madoff Trustee Ups Ante on Kingate

February 20, 2014

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After more than five years and an unsuccessful attempt (more…)

JP Morgan Madoff Payment: Who’s a Victim?

February 6, 2014

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Lines drawn between the “in” versus “out” Madoff victims in the (more…)

Madoff Trustee Fees: Hours Game

December 4, 2013

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Next week a hearing is to be held about the fees and other expenses (more…)

Madoff Trustee Fees Exceed Victims’ Advances

November 12, 2013

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The way the payments from the (more…)

Did Sex Influence SEC Investigations?

November 27, 2012

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It sounds like the former chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission watchdog office had an affair with every woman who (more…)

Madoff Trustee Partners’ Bonanza

November 8, 2012

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The Madoff estate’s government-appointed bankruptcy trustee, Irving Picard, apparently required immense amounts of counsel from (more…)

Why SEC Needs New Chair

September 19, 2012

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Robert Allen Stanford stayed one step ahead of the law and kept his con game going against the odds (more…)