Articles About Ponzi Scheme

Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
03.17.2010

“Madoff” Name Brings Death Threats; Daughter-in-Law Seeks Change

The Bernard Madoff affair is the scandal that keeps on giving.  In the latest twist, Madoff’s daughter-in-law, Stephanie, is seeking legal approval to change her surname to Morgan to protect herself and her two young children against death threats, embarrassment and humiliation. In legal filings made in Manhattan, Stephanie Madoff says that her father-in-law, who […]

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Author:
Tom Silva
Posted:
07.20.2009

Bernie Madoff Pays the Price

Ponzi scheme swindler Bernie Madoff has some notorious neighbors at the federal prison in Butner, NC, that he now calls home.  According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the medium-security Butner facility houses 3,400 inmates, including Omar Abdel-Rahman, the terrorist known as the “Blind Sheik”, who plotted the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.  Also imprisoned […]

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Author:
Richard Gatto
Posted:
02.25.2009

Got Lemons? Make Lemonade

Amidst all the depressing economic news of late, it’s like a breath of spring when a related news article elicits a hearty laugh. The rage of this week’s 2009 Toy Fair at New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center was the Smash-Me Bernie doll, a $99.95 devil-suited, pitchfork-wielding effigy of legendary swindler Bernard Madoff.  The […]

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Author:
Richard Gatto
Posted:

Got Lemons? Make Lemonade

Amidst all the depressing economic news of late, it’s like a breath of spring when a related news article elicits a hearty laugh. The rage of this week’s 2009 Toy Fair at New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center was the Smash-Me Bernie doll, a $99.95 devil-suited, pitchfork-wielding effigy of legendary swindler Bernard Madoff.  The […]

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