Republican Dean Skelos told reporters that he has hired an attorney in response to the investigation but said he had no plans to step down.
A son-in-law of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was charged with defrauding investors out of $7 million in a Ponzi scheme, according to a federal complaint.
Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against former NFL cornerback Will Allen and his business partner.
The victims of tax preparer Robert Van Zandt said they trusted him with their live savings for decades, but he stole millions of dollars and left them broke.
A former president of a suburban youth soccer cub has pleaded guilty to running a $5 million Ponzi scheme.
Annette Bongiorno she apologized to victims of the multi-decade, multi-billion dollar fraud and berated herself for failing to see past her boss’s influence and the riches he bestowed on her.
Daniel Bonventre, 67, was sentenced Monday in federal court in New York for his part in the company’s yearslong multibillion-dollar fraud.
Federal prosecutors in New York on Thursday announced the first bitcoin securities fraud case, accusing a Texas man of engineering a Ponzi scheme involving bitcoins.
Eric Aronson told a federal judge in Central Islip Friday he knew what he was doing was wrong.
In an interview with “60 Minutes” in 2011, Madoff insisted he had no idea what his father was up to.
A senior partner at a New York accounting firm has now pleaded guilty to his role in the multi-billion dollar Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Yeshiva University is reportedly $1 billion in the red, with $500 million in debts and another $500 million in losses with risky investments.
An investment fund manager has admitted in a Long Island courtroom to stealing nearly $100 million of investors’ money in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund his interest in a Hamptons resort.
The verdicts came Monday in a Manhattan trial that lasted nearly six months. The federal court trial was the first to result from the multi-decade fraud that landed Madoff in prison for 150 years.
The jury has the monumental task of sorting through five months of testimony to determine whether the ex-Madoff employees knew that their jobs involved perpetuating a massive Ponzi scheme.