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Hedge Fund Sued Over Expsoure to Madoff Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Gabriel Capital and founder Ezra Merkin have been sued for their exposure to Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff by a disdained investor. Scott Berrie, who has $500,000 tied up in one of Gabriel’s funds, claims that Gabriel lied […]

SEC Staff May Have Neglected Red Flags in Hedge Fund Fraud

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SEC Chairman Christopher Cox has launched a probe into his own agency after it surfaced that complaints made to employees regarding the possible misconduct of Bernard Madoff were never investigated. Saying that specific allegations had been […]

List of duped investors lengthens

Tacoma News Tribune – The list of investors who say they were duped in one of Wall Street’s biggest Ponzi schemes grew larger Monday, snaring some of the world’s biggest banking institutions and hedge funds, the super rich and the […]

Spielberg victim of alleged fraud

TheChronicleHerald.ca – The list of investors who say they were duped in one of Wall Street’s biggest Ponzi schemes is growing, snaring some of the world’s biggest banking institutions and hedge funds, the super rich and the famous, pensioners and […]

Uma Thurman’s billionaire fiance among A-listers who fell victim to the man who conned the world

Mail on Sunday – From movie director Steven Spielberg to to Uma Thurman’s fiance Arpad Busson, the list of billionaire businessmen and Hollywood A-listers sucked into the world’s biggest financial fraud is growing. Some of the best-known names in banking […]

What the commentators say

guardian.co.uk – The Independent’s Jeremy Warner is not convinced and argues that the failure is entirely their own. In the Daily Telegraph, Richard Fletcher explains that though Horlick blames US regulators for their lack of oversight her clients should be […]

RBS Faces Losses After US ‘Fraud’

Ananova – Royal Bank of Scotland says it is facing a potential loss of £400m after a Wall Street banker was charged with a massive alleged fraud. US prosecutors say Bernard Madoff has confessed to defrauding investors of $50bn (£33bn) in […]

Hedge Funds, Other Large Institutions Burned By Madoff

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Just days after what could prove to be the largest Wall Street sham in history, investors that were burned by Bernard Madoff are coming forward in droves. Spanish bank Santander, along with French bank BNP Paribas […]

Geneva banks lost more than $4 billion to Madoff: report

Reuters – Three European banks on Sunday announced a total of about $3.8 billion in exposure to an investment fund run by Bernard Madoff, the U.S. investor accused of running a $50 billion "Ponzi" scheme. The largest banks of both […]

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