CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Ellen Gabriel

FILE - Nicholas Cosmo (right) (credit: CBS 2)

Accused Associates Of Nicholas Cosmo, Long Island’s ‘Mini-Madoff,’ Arrested

Four associates of a New York businessman convicted in a $400 million Ponzi scheme were arrested early Wednesday on charges that they pocketed nearly $38 million in commissions for their efforts in advancing the fraud, federal prosecutors said.

04/25/2012

Ellen Gabriel told her story Wednesday to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan. (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: L.I. Victim Of ‘Mini-Madoff’ Swindle Speaks Out About Plight

Ellen Gabriel, of East Yaphank, is now working three jobs in salons to just get by after her life was upended by Nicholas Cosmo, who ripped off 4,000 innocent victims

11/02/2011