A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Irish arm of HSBC is being sued for more than half a billion dollars arising from the massive Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernard Madoff.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
American fraudster Bernie Madoff commanded respect from staff and was “ironically” anxious that his “prestige and reputation” should be protected, a High Court judge in London said today.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2013
That is the message that prosecutors will pound home today as five of Bernard Madoff’s long-time employees go on trial accused of enabling his $65bn Ponzi scheme.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
The brother of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes committed in the shadow of his notorious sibling by a judge who said she disbelieved his claims that he did not know about the epic fraud.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
The brother of Bernard Madoff, the man behind the largest Ponzi scheme ever prosecuted in US history, is poised to plead guilty to criminal charges.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2012
The brother of Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff will plead guilty tomorrow to conspiracy and falsifying records, admitting his role in the multibillion-dollar fraud that destroyed the savings of thousands of investors, US prosecutors told a judge.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
Today we describe the case of self-confessed fraudster Breifne O’Brien who, over 15 years, cheated relatives, friends and friends of friends. He used his privileged position — an affluent family, raised in a castle, private schools followed by Trinity — to swindle millions from others in his haute bourgeois milieu.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
A group of investors suing in the US courts over losses they claimed were caused following the collapse of Bernard Madoff’s investment companies have got the go-ahead of the High Court to have an Irish bank employee give evidence in their action.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2012
A group of investors who have brought proceedings in the US courts over losses they claimed were caused following the collapse of Bernard Madoff's investment companies have obtained permission of the High Court to have an Irish bank employee give evidence in their action.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2012
HSBC Holdings Plc has amended its settlement with investors in an Irish fund who lost their money in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme after its original offer was rejected by a US judge in September.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
The wife of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff says the couple tried to kill themselves after he admitted stealing billions of dollars in the largest Ponzi scheme in history.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
John Malkovich found losing his fortune "freeing".
Wed, 10 Aug, 2011
Kevin Bacon doesn't understand why people want a lot of money.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2011
DOMINIQUE Strauss-Kahn has been released from a New York City jail. The former head of the International Monetary Fund posted $1 million cash and a $5m bond yesterday.
Sat, 21 May, 2011
CROOKED financier Bernard Madoff’s exclusive wine cellar is to be sold off to help pay his huge fraud debts.
Wed, 18 May, 2011
Crooked financier Bernard Madoff’s exclusive wine cellar is to be sold off to help pay his massive fraud debts.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
Bernard Madoff, the banker jailed for American's largest Ponzi-style fraud scheme, claims some of his victims only had themselves to blame.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2011
Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff calls new regulatory reform enacted after the recent national financial crises “a joke” and describes the US federal government as a Ponzi scheme.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2011
THE trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff’s burned investors has reached a $7.2 billion (€5.5bn) settlement with the estate of a Florida philanthropist and businessman who had been the single-largest beneficiary of the fraud.
Sat, 18 Dec, 2010
The trustee recovering money for Bernard Madoff’s cheated investors has reached a $7.2bn settlement with the estate of a Florida philanthropist who had been the single-largest beneficiary of the fraud.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
IMPRISONED financier Bernard Madoff won’t seek to attend his son’s funeral out of consideration for the privacy of his son’s wife and four children, his lawyer said.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
The eldest son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattan apartment on the second anniversary of the day his father was arrested in the worst investment fraud in American history.
Sun, 12 Dec, 2010
The son of jailed financier Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New York City of an apparent suicide, a law enforcement official has said.
Sat, 11 Dec, 2010
The court-appointed New York-based trustee trying to recover losses for victims of Bernard Madoff has accused HSBC of fuelling the disgraced financier’s massive fraud.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2010
The trustee working to recover money for victims fleeced by disgraced former Nasdaq chief Bernard Madoff says he has filed 40 lawsuits against his relatives and former employees.
Sat, 27 Nov, 2010
THOUSANDS of personal items belonging to jailed financier Bernard Madoff are being sent for auction to compensate his victims.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2010
Paris: If Jerome Kerviel is convicted next week of causing Societe Generale’s €4.9 billion loss, he won’t face the kind of sentences given to financial felons like Bernard Madoff (150 years) or even Nick Leeson (six-and-a-half years).
Sat, 02 Oct, 2010
THE New York trustee appointed to recover money jailed financier Bernard Madoff stole from investors sued three entities where he said more than $30 million (€23m) in Madoff family money was tucked away.
Sat, 31 Jul, 2010
The New York trustee appointed to recover money jailed financier Bernard Madoff stole from investors sued three entities where he said more than $30m in Madoff family money was tucked away.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2010
New York: Actor John Malkovich is seeking to recover $2.3 million (€1.69m) from an account he had with the securities firm of Bernard Madoff, who conducted the biggest Ponzi scheme in US history.
Sat, 03 Apr, 2010
Actor John Malkovich’s lawyers have complained to a New York judge overseeing the bankruptcy of jailed financier Bernard Madoff that he will get only $670,000 dollars of his $2.2m claim.
Fri, 02 Apr, 2010
One of Bernard Madoff’s daughters-in-law said she and her children should not have to bear the burden of his name.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
A HIGH Court judge has permitted the Irish arm of European banking giant HBSC to refrain from specifying — at this stage — the capacity in which hundreds of millions of investment monies were passed on by it to companies controlled by US fraudster Bernard Madoff.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2010
Fraudster Bernard Madoff’s brother, sons and niece, who were accused in a lawsuit of using the family finance business like a “piggy bank”, have agreed to an asset freeze, according to a court document.
Sat, 06 Feb, 2010
No-one in Britain will be prosecuted over the collapse of companies linked to multibillion-pound fraudster Bernard Madoff.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2010
A lawyer for the brother of fraudster Bernard Madoff said his client was told he is a “subject” of criminal investigators probing the multibillion-dollar fraud.
Thu, 28 Jan, 2010
It has been reported that the disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff has been assaulted in prison.
Thu, 24 Dec, 2009
FRAUDSTER Bernard Madoff’s yacht, Bull, two smaller boats and a Mercedes-Benz convertible were auctioned in Florida for more than $1 million combined.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2009
Bernard Madoff’s auditor pleaded guilty to fraud charges today, admitting failing to verify the disgraced money manager’s financial records.
Tue, 03 Nov, 2009
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s long-time auditor is expected to plead guilty next week in a cooperation deal, US federal prosecutors told a judge today.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2009
THE death of Jeffry Picower, accused of profiting more than $7 billion (€7.7bn) from the investment schemes of his longtime friend Bernard Madoff, will make it more difficult for suing investors to recoup their money, attorneys have said.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2009
FALLEN financier Bernard Madoff has plunged from his Manhattan penthouse to the lower bunk of a cell he shares with a drug offender at a federal prison.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2009