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Ezra Merkin

Will Madoff's Merkin Sell Park Avenue Duplex?

The New York Observer | Max Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The year's most wildly frothed-over piece of plump New York real estate isn't officially on the market. It's not even one of those quiet listings, lik...

Feeder Funds

Gershon Hepner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gershon Hepner

There's no point asking for refunds from managers of feeder funds, who generally are quite immune to prosecution, though the tune the piper played was paid by them.

J. Ezra Merkin, Madoff Financier, Quits Synagogue Position

New York Times | Paul Vitello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

J. Ezra Merkin, the financier who entrusted sizable portions of his friends' and investors' money to what turned out to be Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi s...

Irving Picard Fights To Recover Madoff Money (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While the SEC did nothing for years as Bernard Madoff ripped off billions from his clients in one of the world's largest ponzi schemes, the trustee pu...

Katharine Zaleski

Daphne Merkin, Sister Of Major Madoff Money-Funder Ezra Merkin, Writes Op-Ed Questioning Victims | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed column examining how so many could have been duped by Bernie Madoff. The op-ed dished out harsh words for...

Help Dig Up The Praise That Today's Bailout Bandits Once Received

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past few months we've seen the media begin to cast a hairy eye on many of the financial characters it once dubbed as experts, creators of gre...

Snow, Quayle, Feinberg and Merkin: This Is Who Gets Our Bailout Money?

Dennis O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis O'Brien

As a completely unregulated private equity partnership, Cerberus has no public reporting requirements. In fact, they are now refusing to disclose their finances even after the bailout.

Madoff, Merkin and the Epidemiology of Fraud

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bradley W. Bloch

The Madoff scandal sheds light on the extent to which friendships, philanthropic involvement, and other social ties influence presumably "rational" decisions, like how money is invested.