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Madoff Sentencing

Play It Again Bernie

Ron Kuby | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ron Kuby

My bet, based on both experience and a couple of drops of information, is that Madoff has no intention of dying in prison, and has one last scam up the sleeve of his baggy prison jumpsuit.

4 Ways to Avoid a Finanical Scam: Don't Get "Madoff-ed"

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

When hiring a financial adviser, there are three distinct pieces: the advice, the trading and the custodianship. In Madoff's case, he owned all three pieces, but in most firms, at least one of the pieces is handled separately.

150 Years for Madoff?

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alec Baldwin

Madoff got 150 years? Why? Does that serve the greater good? Does that really contribute to solving the problems that stemmed from his misdeeds?

Madoff Victims Speak Out At Sentencing (VIDEO) (UPDATED)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison earlier today, a maximum sentence. In front of the Manhattan courthouse, Madoff victims spoke out....

Madoff In Court For Sentencing Today

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) -- Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff is due back in court today to hear his punishment for running a massive Ponzi scheme. Madoff's l...

Madoff: 150 Years Doesn't Seem Like Enough

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

There's simply no punishment draconian enough for this sociopath, but now it's time for prosecutors to get busy and determine whether other Madoff employees and officers of the firm were in on the scam.

Madoff's Apartment: An Inside look At The Luxury Duplex

New York Daily News | Thomas Zambito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here's an exclusive look at the luxurious apartment Ruth Madoff is being forced to vacate....

Madoff Sentencing Today

AP | TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — A federal judge rejected Bernard Madoff's plea for leniency Monday, sentencing the 71-year-old swindler to spend the rest of his life...

Madoff Scandal Proves That Foundations Need Stronger Leadership

Aaron Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Dorfman

The foundations that had the poor judgment to invest with Mr. Madoff share one thing in common: they all were governed by small, homogeneous boards of trustees.

Madoff Lawyer: Bernie Should Only Get 12-Year Sentence

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Bernard Madoff's lawyer has told a judge scheduled to sentence the disgraced financier next week that 12 years in prison will be suff...

Where's the Shame? America's Misdirected Anger: Prisoner 61727-054's Billion Dollar Scams; President 43's Trillion Dollar Tricks

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Madoff is the wrong poster boy for horrendous greed and abuse of trust. Bush has been the sleeping Nanny of the stock market, the one responsible for the accrual of overwhelming national debt.

The Daily Szep- Bye Bye Bernie

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Szep

"Our 'scheme' and yours have great similarities, Bernie..."

Bernie Madoff's Jail Cell At Metropolitan Corrections Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernie Madoff's bail was revoked today after he pleaded guilty to 11 counts of fraud in the biggest swindle ever. He'll be formally sentenced on June ...