A former accountant who certified fake financial records hiding Bernard Madoff’s epic Ponzi scheme was sentenced on Thursday to one year of home confinement.
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.
A successful account was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday, after he admitted to supporting al-Qaeda with money and supplies.
The son of Bernie Madoff’s accountant committed suicide earlier this week in Ohio, according to published reports.
In Jersey City, there are charges that a church was swindled out of tens of thousands of dollars. As CBS 2’s John Slattery reports, the man arrested had been highly trusted by the church leadership.