Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.
The government says that over the course of Madoff’s multi-decade, multibillion-dollar fraud, a number of his employees and customers were dating or having affairs.
If convicted, Brian Callahan and Adam J. Manson each face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison on each of the securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud counts.
The home that belonged to Bernie Madoff’s brother, Peter, is on the market after being seized by the U.S. Marshals Service.
The 1935 mansion has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a tennis court, swimming pool and pool house.
The Nassau County District Attorney’s office is now reviewing the accusations against a Long Island caterer after a waterfront venue was shut down without notice.
The appeals court said the Securities and Exchange Commission’s actions and “regrettable inaction” are shielded by rules protecting government employees from lawsuits when they carry out a discretionary function or duty.
Gershon Barkany was arrested by FBI agents on March 28. He’s accused of spending the investors’ money for his personal benefit.
The prison-bound brother of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernie Madoff attended his granddaughter’s bat mitzvah in a space described as “posh” this weekend, after a judge delayed his lockup date for the occasion.
One month before beginning his 10-year presence sentence, Peter Madoff – the brother of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernie Madoff – has sold his posh Park Avenue home, according to a published report.
Peter Madoff maintained that he never knew his brother was orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, but victims speaking out in court Thursday – and even the judge herself — don’t believe him.
The Ponzi scheme was run through Maywood Captial, a real estate investment company. The firm was previously based in Paramus, N.J. before moving to Manhattan.
An enhanced indictment now indicates the largest-ever Ponzi scheme actually went on for nearly four decades, starting in the early 1970s.
The decades-long fraud cost investors about $17.3 billion, Picard estimated. Since becoming the trustee for victims swindled in the scheme, Picard said he has recovered more than $9 billion.
Peter Madoff, the younger brother of convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, pleaded guilty Friday to charges he doctored documents that helped conceal a fraud that wiped out thousands of investors.