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Will The Madoff Debacle Finally End The "Who Could Have Known?" Era?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

When historians look for a name that sums up the Bush II years, they could do worse than calling them The "Who Could Have Known?" Era.

Madoff Whistleblower Markopolos Blasts SEC But Praises New Chair Schapiro

BusinessWeek | Aaron Pressman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Chartered financial analyst Harry Markopolos spent 10 years unsuccessfully trying to convince the Securities & Exchange Commission to investigate Bern...

Harry Markopolos: Madoff Whistleblower Testifies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harry Markopolos testified before the House Financial subcommittee that his warnings in 2000 to the Securities and Exchange Commission about Bernie Ma...

SEC Lawyer Clams Up On Madoff Scandal, Cites Executive Privilege

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Following the scorching Congressional testimony from whistleblower Harry Markopolos, who spent eight fruitless years trying to bring the Madoff scanda...

WATCH: Madoff Whistleblower Testifies, WSJ Blew Chance To Break Story

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

***UPDATE 2:20PM*** The Wall Street Journal blew its chance to break open the Madoff ponzi scheme three years ago, according to whistleblower Harry M...

Harry Markopolos, Madoff Whistleblower, Slams SEC for Ignoring Him

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former investment manager is prepared to tell a House hearing on Wednesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission ignored his repeated warnings...

Harry Markopolos, Madoff Whistleblower, Feared for His Safety

nytimes.com | DIANA B. HENRIQUES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The man who tried unsuccessfully for almost a decade to spur federal securities regulators to investigate Bernard L. Madoff did not initially disclose...

Harry Markopolos, Madoff Whistleblower, Now Faces Limelight

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A month ago, Harry Markopolos was an accountant unknown outside Boston's financial community. Now the slight, bookish 52-year-old from Whitman is u...

Meaghan Cheung, SEC's Madoff Watchdog, Cries: Don't Blame Me!

New York Post | LORENA MONGELLI and DAN MANGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Securities and Exchange Commission's New York watchdog, under fire for failing to uncover Bernard Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme - desp...

Michael Lewis, David Einhorn: Close Revolving Door Between SEC And Wall Street

New York Times | Michael Lewis and David Einhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There are...a handful of...perfectly obvious changes in the financial system to be made, to prevent some version of what has happened from happening a...

Ponzi Democracy

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rory O'Connor

Few accounts of the Madoff scandal have delved into the back-story of who "Ponzi" actually was, and how he became the legendary swindler whose name has since been enshrined in the financial Hall of Shame.

License to Steal: 50 Billion Con Rocks Wall Street

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

One financial analyst said that some of his investors assumed he was doing something illegal--perhaps insider trading--which is why they wanted him to manage their money.

Madoff Bragged About Profits To SEC While Advising On Oversight

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday his agency repeatedly failed for at least a decade to purs...