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Settlement for $62.5 Million Approved in Wells Fargo Case

Settlement for $62.5 Million Approved in Wells Fargo Case Summary: Wells Fargo settles securities lending case for $62.5 million. In the latest update from Jurist, the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota approved a settlement for $62.5 million on Monday in a case filed against Wells Fargo.…>read more

No Comment August 20, 2014

Jerome O’Hara and George Perez : Two Madoff Goons on Their Way to Jail

Jerome O’Hara and George Perez : Two Madoff Goons on Their Way to Jail Bernard Lawrence “Bernie” Madoff is an American convicted of fraud and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered…>read more

No Comment January 29, 2014

JPMorgan Agrees to Pay $1.7 Billion to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

JPMorgan Agrees to Pay $1.7 Billion to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme It was announced on Tuesday that JPMorgan Chase & Co is going to pay $1.7 billion in penalties in order to settle the charges against the bank from United States federal authorities. The charges claim that JPMorgan Chase & Co…>read more

No Comment January 7, 2014

The Remark that Won’t Be Heard by the Jury

The Remark that Won’t Be Heard by the Jury   A judge has ruled in the criminal trial of five former Bernard Madoff employees who are accused of assisting the con man’s $17 billion fraud, won’t hear testimony that he joked about the firm’s “dumb” accountant. David Friehling is…>read more

No Comment December 18, 2013

Bernie Madoff Frustrated with Irving Picard

Bernie Madoff Frustrated with Irving Picard Bernie Madoff wrote a series of emails to CNBC reporter Scott Cohn. In them he expresses his frustration while sitting in federal prison for the rest of his life. In his emails, he says that he is not being credited…>read more

No Comment February 18, 2013

Controller in Madoff Case to Plead Guilty to Charges

Controller in Madoff Case to Plead Guilty to Charges While working for the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Services LLC, Cotellessa-Pitz pulled in over $3.2 million in income. She made the money prior to the scheme collapsing back in December of 2008. The civil lawsuit against her was filed by…>read more

No Comment December 16, 2011

Picard Dealt Blow by Federal Judge in Suit Against JPMorgan

Picard Dealt Blow by Federal Judge in Suit Against JPMorgan Attorney Irving Picard reached a setback in its 6.8 billion dollar case against JPMorgan. A federal judge ruled that the case could be moved out of bankruptcy court and into a federal district court. Picard has been litigating against banks…>read more

No Comment May 26, 2011

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Today is Thursday, November 4th. Here’s a quick look back at yesterday’s stories. Although California’s controversial measure to legalize and tax medicinal marijuana failed, several cities joined with Oakland in imposing city-based taxes… Ira “Ike” Sorkin, perhaps…>read more

No Comment November 4, 2010

Ira Sorkin, Lawyer for Bernie Madoff, Leaves Dickstein Shapiro

Ira Sorkin, Lawyer for Bernie Madoff, Leaves Dickstein Shapiro The New York Law Journal reports Ira “Ike” Sorkin, perhaps best known for his role representing Bernie Madoff, will leave Dickstein Shapiro for Lowenstein Sandler. According to the report, Sorkin, who was co-head of Dickstein Shapiro’s securities litigation and white-collar…>read more

No Comment November 3, 2010

ATL Asks: Is It Okay to Kill Bernie Madoff?

ATL Asks: Is It Okay to Kill Bernie Madoff? Amazingly, The American Lawyer is asking if it would be okay to apply the death penalty to Bernie Madoff. The enormous fraud perpetrated by Bernard Madoff has some U.S. commentators wondering if the biggest white-collar criminals deserve the same punishments…>read more

13 Comments January 16, 2009

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Insurance Defense Associate
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