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U.S. Supreme Court Says Investors Can Sue Law Firms Connected with Stanford Ponzi Scheme under State Laws

U.S. Supreme Court Says Investors Can Sue Law Firms Connected with Stanford Ponzi Scheme under State Laws In Chadbourne & Parke LLP v. Troice et al., the U.S. Supreme Court has held that investors in Stanford’s Ponzi scheme are not barred by the SLUSA from suing Chadbourne & Parke and Proskeur Rose, as the investors did not…>read more

No Comment February 27, 2014

Former Madoff Aide Claims He Was Manipulated

Former Madoff Aide Claims He Was Manipulated An executive that worked for Bernard Madoff on his $17 billion Ponzi scheme should be stopped from calling a witness on “corporate psychopaths” so he can claim he was ruthlessly manipulated. According to a filing in Manhattan court, by Assistant…>read more

No Comment February 7, 2014

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Approves $543 Million Madoff Settlement by JPMorgan

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Approves $543 Million Madoff Settlement by JPMorgan U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein in New York has approved a $543 million settlement with the trustee for Bernard Madoff’s firm and JPMorgan Chase. The agreement had been filed on Jan 7, but approved this week. The deal is supposed…>read more

No Comment February 5, 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

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

SEC Thwarts Ponzi Scheme Involving New Zealand Based Companies

SEC Thwarts Ponzi Scheme Involving New Zealand Based Companies The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Monday that it had ordered an emergency asset freeze to block a Ponzi scheme that involved New Zealand based and US based companies that had been selling false investment opportunities. The sham…>read more

No Comment November 6, 2013

Judge Rules Bitcoin Scam is at Par with Scam Involving Traditional Money

Judge Rules Bitcoin Scam is at Par with Scam Involving Traditional Money On Tuesday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that a Ponzi-like scheme involving Bitcoin (the digital currency) is to be treated in the same fashion as a similar fraud scheme involving traditional money. U.S. Magistrate Judge Amos L. Mazzant gave…>read more

No Comment August 8, 2013

Ponzi-Scheme Mastermind’s Law Firm Closer to Dissolution

Ponzi-Scheme Mastermind’s Law Firm Closer to Dissolution The bankruptcy disclosure statement for Ponzi scheme mastermind Scott Rothstein’s law firm was approved by a judge yesterday in Florida Bankruptcy Court. Judge Raymond B. Ray, who is overseeing the liquidation of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt & Adler, approved the statement and…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2013

Bernard Madoff’s Brother Gets 10-year Prison Time

Bernard Madoff’s Brother Gets 10-year Prison Time On Thursday, US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved a 10-year prison sentence and forfeiture of a symbolic $143.1 billion in the case of Peter Madoff, the younger brother of Bernie Madoff. Peter had pleaded guilty in June to criminal…>read more

No Comment December 21, 2012

Holland & Knight to Pay $25 Million Settlement in Arthur Nadel Ponzi Scheme Case

Holland & Knight to Pay $25 Million Settlement in Arthur Nadel Ponzi Scheme Case The law firm of Holland & Knight is going to pay $25 million in order to settle a lawsuit regarding its involvement with Arthur Nadel, the Ponzi schemer from Sarasota. The settlement was announced on Tuesday and it will provide…>read more

No Comment August 29, 2012

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