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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 moreNo Comment August 20, 2014
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 moreNo Comment January 29, 2014
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 moreNo Comment January 7, 2014
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 moreNo Comment December 18, 2013
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 moreNo Comment February 18, 2013
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 moreNo Comment December 16, 2011
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 moreNo Comment May 26, 2011
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 moreNo Comment November 4, 2010
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 moreNo Comment November 3, 2010
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 more13 Comments January 16, 2009
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