WASHINGTON (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission has acknowledged that some documents from preliminary investigations of major banks and convicted swindler Bernard Madoff likely were destroyed under a former agency policy.
The SEC's enforcement chief made the disclosure in a letter Wednesday to Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa. Grassley... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a son of Bernard Madoff has been found dead in New York City of an apparent suicide.
The official says Mark Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattan apartment on the second anniversary of his father's... more »
Bernard Madoff's yacht "Bull," two smaller boats and a Mercedes-Benz convertible have been auctioned in Florida for more than $1 million combined. Madoff's 1969 Rybovich, a 55-foot fishing boat, sold for $700,000 to an unknown buyer. A 38-foot Shelter Island runabout named "Sitting Bull" went for $320,000 and the 24-foot... more »
A vintage 55-foot yacht named "Bull" and two smaller boats that once belonged to imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff are headed for the auction block, along with an even bigger yacht once owned by Madoff's right-hand man.
Madoff's 1969 Rybovitch sportfisher, a wooden boat meticulously restored, is the prize offering... more »
The FBI has arrested two former computer programmers for Bernard Madoff's investment firm on charges they helped cover up his massive fraud for more than 15 years. The U.S. attorney's office in New York said Jerome O'Hara and George Perez were arrested Friday at their homes. It said the pair... more »
The trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard Madoff's assets says more $530 million has been paid so far to victims of the disgraced financier's massive fraud. Trustee Irving Picard said in a briefing on Wednesday that he had identified $21.2 billion in losses in about 2,300 customer accounts. The money... more »
An autopsy was planned for a man accused of making more than $7 billion off the investment schemes of jailed financial manager Bernard Madoff. Jeffry Picower was found by his wife Sunday at the bottom of a pool at the couple's sprawling oceanside Palm Beach mansion. He died a short... more »
A trustee trying to recover Bernard Madoff's assets to reimburse investors has sued his brother, sons and a niece to recover nearly $200 million.
The lawsuit was filed Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan.
In the court papers, Trustee Irving Picard says the money was received by... more »