Bernard Madoff

George Perez, right, a computer engineer who was found guilty of knowingly aiding Bernard Madoff in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history, leaves federal court on March 24, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Former Madoff Computer Programmer Sentenced To 2 1/2 Years In Prison

George Perez was sentenced Wednesday by federal Judge Laura Taylor Swain. He was the fourth of five ex-Madoff workers to be sentenced.

12/10/2014

Former Bernie Madoff secretary Anette Bongiorno testified that she was unaware of her boss' Ponzi Scheme. (Credit CBS 2)

Bernie Madoff’s Former Secretary Gets 6 Years In Prison

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.

12/09/2014

FILE -- Daniel Bonventre, former director of operations for investments, working under Bernie Madoff, arrives at Federal Court in Manhattan, on Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Former Madoff Executive Daniel Bonventre Sentenced To 10 years In Prison

Daniel Bonventre, 67, was sentenced Monday in federal court in New York for his part in the company’s yearslong multibillion-dollar fraud.

12/08/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trustee: Half-Billion Dollar Settlement Reached For With 2 Madoff Funds

The trustee recovering money for thousands of investors said Monday that a half-billion-dollar settlement has been reached with two financial funds that invested with Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff.

11/17/2014

Andrew Madoff, Bernard Madoff's son. (credit:

Andrew Madoff, Son Of Disgraced Ponzi Schemer Bernard Madoff, Dies Of Lymphoma

In an interview with “60 Minutes” in 2011, Madoff insisted he had no idea what his father was up to.

09/03/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Admits To Role In Infamous Ponzi Scheme

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.

06/24/2014

Donald Sterling (ROBYN BECK/AFP)

Poll: Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Is The Most Hated Man In America

According to an E-Score poll of 1,100 participants, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is the most hated man in America.

05/29/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly 52,000 Seek Relief From Madoff Victims Fund

Officials say the number of victims seeking relief for fraud committed by Madoff Securities is much larger — and with much larger losses — than previously thought.

05/13/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Guilty Verdicts For 5 Former Bernard Madoff Employees

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.

03/24/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Wrap Up In Fraud Trial Of Ex-Madoff Employees; Deliberations To Begin Monday

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.

03/14/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Fate Of 5 Ex-Madoff Employees To Soon Be In Jury’s Hands

The prosecution wraps up closing statements in the trial against five former aides to Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff. Madoff’s former secretary, his former head of operations, an account manager and two computer programmers are on trial.

03/13/2014

Daniel Bonventre, George Perez and JoAnn Crupi are three of the five former employees of Bernard Madoff on trial for allegedly helping the disgraced financier run his massive Ponzi scheme. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecution Delivers Closing Arguments In Trial Of Bernard Madoff’s Ex-Employees

prosecutor John Zach told jurors Tuesday that Madoff depended on his former secretary, his former head of operations, an account manager and two computer programmers to keep his fraud alive for four decades.

03/04/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadline Extended For Madoff Victim Relief Fund

The fund will distribute assets forfeited in the Madoff case. It’s separate from a bankruptcy court proceeding that has recovered money to redistribute to burned Madoff clients.

02/21/2014

FILE -- Daniel Bonventre, former director of operations for investments, working under Bernie Madoff, arrives at Federal Court in Manhattan, on Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Bernard Madoff Employee Testifies He Didn’t Know About Ponzi Scheme

Daniel Bonventre has pleaded not guilty to fraud charges. Authorities say he cooked the books to throw off regulators.

02/18/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Madoff Battling Cancer, Recovering From Heart Attack

Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2009 for bilking investors of $65 billion. He ran his operation out of an office in the Lipstick Building in Midtown Manhattan.

01/22/2014

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