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Madoff gets 150 years for massive fraud

Reuters – Bernard Madoff was sentenced on Monday to 150 years in prison — the maximum penalty the judge could give him for "extraordinarily evil" crimes in Wall Street’s biggest and most brazen investment fraud. Fleeced investors in the courtroom […]

Madoff Jailed After Guilty Plea

New York (Hedgeco.Net) – Bernard Madoff was finally promoted from house arrest to maximum security prison, after pleading guilty to the largest Ponzi scheme in history.  Madoff, who swindled an estimated $65 billion out of the most elite investors, could […]

Missing Hedge Fund Fraudster Turns Himself In

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Missing hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel, who disappeared last week along with an estimated $350 million of investor’s money, turned himself in to the FBI yesterday.   The Sarasota resident, 76, turned himself in at a […]

Former UBS Exec Declared a Fugitive by South Florida Judge

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – U.S. authorities have officially declared Raoul Weil, formerly of UBS, a fugitive.  The one-time prominent business man and former chairman of UBS’s global wealth management unit, failed to surrender to police after being charged with aiding […]

NYU Granted Extension Amidst Madoff Losses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New York University scored a victory yesterday, when they won a court order that sought an extension on a temporary ban that would halt J. Ezra Merkin from making any more transfers with the school’s funds.  […]

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