Wine connoisseurs rejoiced after a jury took less than two hours to return a guilty verdict against Rudy Kurniawan.
Just as the Manhattan jury handed its verdict sheet to the judge Wednesday, the former hedge fund manager fainted on the defense table.
The agreement averts a trial scheduled for next month, which means there will be no airing of such questions as how terrorists got through security.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Facciponti made the statement during his closing argument Tuesday at the criminal trial of Rudy Kurniawan.
Bernard Madoff placed no premium on further education for the employees he hired right out of high school — the less they knew, the better — the Ponzi schemer’s longtime lieutenant testified Monday.
A federal trial continued Friday for Rudy Kurniawan, accused of selling millions of dollars worth of counterfeit wine.
The cross-examination of the government’s star witness in the trial of five of Bernard Madoff’s former empoyees has given the jury new insight into the way disgrace financier ran his massive Ponzi scheme.
New York financier Bernard Madoff’s former right-hand man summed up his boss’ arrest exactly five years ago with two words: “Madoff Implodes.”
The former right-hand man of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff told a New York City jury Tuesday that a crying Madoff revealed to him that his financial empire was a gigantic fraud just before the rest of the world learned the truth nearly five years ago.
Frank DiPascali testified that his boss would “razzle dazzle” auditors by using computer programs specially designed to make it appear that fake investments were real.
Two lawyers refused to represent Ramel Robinson after he threatened to spit in their faces. Robinson also threatened to spit on the judge.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown applauded the juries for their abhorrence for the senseless killings of other human beings.
The diplomats and their spouses are accused of under-reporting their income to receive Medicaid benefits, then spending money lavishly.
Glenn Broadnax has been indicted for assault for allegedly causing a commotion that resulted in police firing on innocent bystanders.
Frank DiPascali described the tangled web of deceit woven by Madoff as he juggled investors’ money and tried to keep investigators away.