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Madoff Scandal

Take That Smug Smile Off Madoff Now

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

Even if Madoff goes to jail today, he still doesn't face indictment for at least another 30 days. The grand jury has been given an extension to deliberate -- and some of us are baffled as to why.

Madoff Scammed Sister, Sondra Wiener, Out Of Millions: Report

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernard Madoff didn't even spare his own family. The Ponzi schemer scammed millions from his sister, who is now desperately selling her Florida home...

Investigators: Brace For More Madoff Scandals

Politico | EAMON JAVERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barack Obama's economic team, already reeling from the financial meltdown, certainly doesn't need any more headaches. But investigators and Washington...

Investigators Scrutinizing Peter Madoff, Madoff's Brother

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the No. 2 executive at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, Peter Madoff worked side by side with his older brother Bernard for nearly 40 y...

Judge To Rule On Whether To Jail Madoff Monday

Reuters | Grant McCool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A U.S. judge will issue a written ruling at noon on Monday on a request by U.S. prosecutors to revoke the bail of accused swindler Bernard Madoff and ...

Madoff Was Ready To Send Out $173 Million To Family And Friends At Time Of Arrest, Prosecutors Say

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Prosecutors said Thursday that investigators found 100 signed checks worth $173 million in Bernard Madoff's office desk that he was r...

Madoff Checks Found At Arrest Totalled $173 Million

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Prosecutors arguing that alleged $50 billion scammer Bernard Madoff should be put in jail immediately say that when Madoff's desk was searched followi...

Madoff Swindle Does Significant Damage To Reproductive Rights Organizations

Salon | Nancy Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

For all the ink that's been spilled on the Madoff investment scandal, I've read nothing about its impact on funding for progressive women's causes -- ...

d'Artoon -- Regrifting

John Krifka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Krifka


Prosecutors: Madoff Sent $1 Million Worth Of Diamonds, Watches

Reuters | Grant McCool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Accused swindler Bernard Madoff should be jailed for violating a court order by mailing $1 million worth of diamonds, watches and other jewelry to fri...

Austrian Woman Who Gathered Billions From Wealthy Investors For Madoff Drops Out Of Sight

New York Times | NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and JULIA WERDIGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With an aggressive style that stood out in the staid world of Austrian banking even more than her bouffant red wig, Sonja Kohn made few friends gather...

The Dupes of Madoff: Too Small-Minded to Fail?

Nancy L. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy L. Cohen

There are only two questions of significance in the Madoff scandal. What does it tell us about our times? What should be done about it?

Madoff Received $250 Million Ten Days Before Firm's Crash

Wall Street Journal | ROBERT FRANK and AMIR EFRATI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ten days before his arrest, Bernard Madoff received $250 million from a man who helped give him his start on Wall Street, a move that shows how the in...

Lawyer: Madoff Cooperating With Federal Probes

Reuters | Grant McCool and Martha Graybow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernard Madoff is cooperating with government investigations into his alleged $50 billion fraud, one of his lawyers said on Tuesday, as prosecutors so...

God Vs. Madoff

Leeat Granek, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leeat Granek, Ph.D.

Madoff's behavior is reprehensible, disgusting, and selfish to an unprecedented degree. In fact, the scandal is so clear-cut, it's almost boring. There is no grey area.

Ryan Grim

Madoff Investigator Wants To Broaden Scope Of Inquiry | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The investigation into federal regulators' complicity in -- or failure to detect -- the Bernard Madoff ponzi scheme could get a lot bigger, the lead i...

Why We Keep Falling For Financial Scams

Wall Street Journal | STEPHEN GREENSPAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are few areas where skepticism is more important than how one invests one's life savings. Yet intelligent and educated people, some of them naï...

Madoff Investor's Suicide Was An "Act Of Honor", Brother Says

Bloomberg | Alan Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thierry Magon de La Villehuchet's sense of honor led the descendent of French army officers and an ennobled shipping family to commit suicide after he...

Madoff's Statue Stolen, Returned With Note In Movie-Inspired Prank (VIDEO)

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The pranksters who stole a statue from superscammer Bernard Madoff's Florida estate may have been inspired by a movie about young leftist radicals who...

Madoff Accepted $10 Million Six Days Before Arrest

Bloomberg | Christopher Scinta, David Glovin and Erik Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Just six days before he was charged with running a $50 billion Ponzi scheme, Bernard Madoff allegedly agreed to invest $10 million for a family that h...

SEC Investigating More Ponzi Schemes In Madoff Wake

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. regulators working to untangle Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme are probing other money managers suspected of using similar tact...

MADOFF DISCLOSURE: How Much Can Victims Take Back From His Holdings?

AP | STEPHEN BERNARD and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff gave the Securities and Exchange Commission a list of his personal assets Wednesday, but investors may have to wait to...

The Scam That Outscams "The Scam"

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme is generally regarded as the biggest financial scam of all time. I don't agree.

How and Why Madoff Was Able to Trick so Many "Smart" People

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

How Madoff was able to do it can be explained by social psychology and why he was able to do it can be explained by neuropsychology.

A Still-Pertinent Inquiry for All Madoff Watchers

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Where's the money? If the location has been revealed anywhere in video, print or online, I've missed it.