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  • Peter Madoff taken into custody by FBI

    June 29, 2012 | 12:24 pm

    Peter Madoff, the younger brother of jailed Ponzi scheme operator Bernard Madoff, has been taken into custody by the FBI.

    Peter Madoff, 66, surrendered himself Friday morning at his lawyer’s office in midtown Manhattan ahead of an expected guilty plea to criminal charges related...

  • Madoff ‘clawback’ suit going after Jewish group helping elderly

    October 17, 2011 | 11:16 am

    The trustee charged with recovering assets lost in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme is suing the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged for $5.2 million.

    The case, Picard v. Jewish Association, was filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York in Manhattan on...

  • Madoff Speaks from Prison

    By Susan Freudenheim

    February 16, 2011 | 9:18 am

    In a lengthly, far reaching article based on Bernard L. Madoff’s first prison interview, which took place Tuesday, Feb. 15, as well as a series of emails from December and January, Diana B. Henriques reveals that Madoff believes some of the banks “had to know” what he was doing...

  • Tell-all book drags Hadassah back into Madoff story

    August 25, 2009 | 7:49 am

    Sheryl Weinstein, the high-profile victim of Bernard Madoff claiming to have had an affair with the confessed swindler, kicked off her book tour Tuesday with an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

    Why would a married woman, interviewer Chris Cuomo wanted to know,...

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  • Madoff’s victims: Moving on, yet mesmerized by the spectacle

    June 30, 2009 | 4:58 pm

    For Belle Faber, the sentencing of Bernard Madoff felt surreal.

    Television coverage of Monday’s event was being projected on a screen in the conference room of the American Jewish Congress, one of the Jewish nonprofits hit hardest by Madoff’s thievery. Faber, the organization’s...

  • Madoff Gets 150 Years in Prison

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 29, 2009 | 12:41 pm

    by Jacob Berkman, JTA

    Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in jail, the maximum sentence allowed for his crimes.

    U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin during Monday’s sentencing called Madoff’s crimes “staggering.”

    Madoff, 71, confessed to bilking investors of up to $65...

  • The Sentencing of Bernie Madoff

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 29, 2009 | 12:20 pm

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    Victims who lost millions of dollars in the multibillion-dollar fraud perpetrated by Bernard Madoff described their ruined lives Monday to the judge sentencing the 71-year-old former Nasdaq stock market chairman.

    Madoff, wearing a dark suit, white shirt and a tie, sat and listened as emotional witnesses described how he spoiled their security, and they urged U.S. District Judge Denny Chin to send him to prison for life. Read the full story at HuffingtonPost.com.

  • Surviving Madoff

    By Rob Eshman

    March 11, 2009 | 9:54 pm

    On Tuesday came word that Bernard Madoff, accused of running the largest Ponzi scheme in history, would plead guilty to charges that would result in a life sentence.

    That settles much, and settles nothing.

    Still left unanswered are at least three questions: Where the $50 billion...

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