Jewish Journal

  • Madoff Is Going to Prison

    By Rob Eshman

    March 11, 2009 | 7:37 pm

    Swindler Bernard Madoff will appear in Federal court Thursday morning in Manhattan, where he will plead guilty to multiple counts of fraud.  A Federal judge is expected to sentence Madoff to up a prison sentence of up to 150 years.  Here’s the New York Times report on the eve of... read on

  • Madoff to plead guilty

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    March 10, 2009 | 6:49 pm

    These reports are coming from everywhere. Here’s one from the LA Times:

    Bernard Madoff will plead guilty Thursday to 11 criminal counts including money laundering, perjury and securities, mail and wire fraud and will do so without a plea deal, knowing it carries a potential prison... read on

  • Madoff Guilty Plea Close

    By Rob Eshman

    March 6, 2009 | 3:08 pm

    The New York Times reports today that prosecutors say they are close to a guilty plea agreement with Bernard Madoff.  See story below:

    March 7, 2009
    Agreement Sets Stage for Madoff Plea

    Taking one step closer to his day in court, the money manager Bernard L.... read on

  • Move over Madoff, L.A. gets its own indicted philanthropist

    By Adam Wills

    March 5, 2009 | 6:06 pm

    Sherman Oaks-based mortgage banker Bruce Friedman, whose Friedman Charitable Foundation committed $10 million to the Children’s Museum of Los Angeles and $1 million to Brandon’s Village, a special-needs park in Calabasas, was indicted on securities fraud charges today by the... read on

  • Vanity Fair Unleashes on Madoff

    By Rob Eshman

    March 4, 2009 | 5:49 pm

    Why is he not in prison?”

    “How can he be allowed to sit on his couch in his penthouse while the rest of us are scrambling?”

    Vanity Fair unleashed on Bernie Madoff this month, with a chilling look at how he betrayed his closest friends, and, online, a video documentary that looks... read on

  • Bernie Madoff Almost Stole the Future

    By Rob Eshman

    March 4, 2009 | 5:28 pm

    Love this moving op-ed piece by Melvyn Bloom,  executive vice president of the American Technion Society, which supports Israel’s Technion Institute:

    Community can reshape future marred by Madoff

    By Melvyn H. Bloom
    NEW YORK (JTA)—Bernard Madoff almost stole the future.

    He stole... read on

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