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Op-Ed: Markopolos vs General Electric — Collision imminent

Washington - Giant blue chip of yesteryear General Electric is fighting a credibility battle against a lot of very negative information and interpretations of finances. GE stringently denies any financial issues. It’s “Did!” “Didn’t”, in many ways.

Op-Ed: Private arbitration — Corporate crime on the rampage, again

New York - The sad, senile, ineffectual and arguably impotent force known as US law has scored another own goal – The rise of private arbitration clauses in consumer and employment contracts. It’s a catastrophic defeat for consumers and workers. Or is it?

Michelle Pfeiffer joins De Niro in Bernie Madoff film

Bernie Madoff pulled off a billion dollar ponzi scheme. It is said that Madoff, a former Wall Street financial expert, raked in more than $60 billion from investors.

Op-Ed: The GFC, Wall Street vermin and how corruption is the norm

Washington D.c. - You’ll know some of the story about the Great Financial Crisis. The shoddy subprime mortgages, the “too big to fail” clichés, etc. are now part of history. What you may not know is that Washington actively supported massive criminal fraud.

Op-Ed: Bernie Madoff's crimes still reverberating

New York - Bernie Madoff's former attorney. Paul Konisberg, pleads guilty to security fraud — reminding us of a decade fraught with lies.

JP Morgan Chase to pay $2.6 billion to gov't and Madoff victims

Washington - JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to the US government and victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme to settle allegations that the bank did not notify authorities about suspected fraud at the jailed financier's fund.

Fugitive banker arrested on wire fraud charges

Brunswick - A fugitive banker wanted by the FBI for wire fraud and declared dead by a Florida judge last year was arrested on a routine traffic stop while driving on I-95 in Brunswick, Georgia last Tuesday.

Bernie Madoff's offices fueled by sexual affairs among employees

New York - Bernard Madoff's multimillion-dollar empire did not only front for a criminal operation, according to federal prosecutors, it was a sex den featuring multiple affairs among employees, including the convicted Ponzi swindler himself.

Review: ‘Blue Jasmine’ is melancholy at its finest Special

In ‘Blue Jasmine’, a life crisis forces a woman to leave Park Avenue and start a new life in San Francisco with the help of her sister.

Bernie Madoff's defrauded victims win $2.48 billion payout

The check is in the mail. Victims of Bernard Madoff, the mastermind of the biggest Ponzi scheme in American History, will soon get $2.48 billion to help recoup their losses, making it the the largest payout since the fraud was exposed in 2008.

Bernie Madoff victims to recover $405 million in NY settlement

New York - Hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin who invested his clients’ money in Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme –– without their knowledge –– will pay more than $400 million under a settlement.

NY Mets owners to pay $162 million to victims of Bernie Madoff

New York - The owners of the New York Mets settled a lawsuit to victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme that accused the owners of lining their own pockets while willfully ignoring warning signs that Madoff was running a fraud.

Op-Ed: Anonymous Vatican attack analysis shows how to miss the message

Sydney - An attack by Anonymous on the Vatican in August designed to highlight the church’s position on the endless child abuse scandals has been analyzed by a security company called Imperva. The company watched for 25 days as the attack took place.

Bernie Madoff's wife says couple attempted suicide in 2008

Bernard Madoff, the man now famous for orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, tried to commit suicide in 2008. His wife says she downed a bunch of pills with him in an attempt to take their lives.

iPad covers made from the Madoff's old clothes are selling well

Talk about selling the clothes right off your back! John Vaccaro of Frederick James is doing just that. But not just anyone’s clothes. These are Bernie Madoff’s duds.

Bernie Madoff's boxer shorts sold at auction for $200

The US Marshals Service recently organized an auction for the victims of Bernie Madoff's investment fraud. The items auctioned - Bernie's "prized" possessions.

Op-Ed: Bernie Madoff the tragedy continues

Mark Madoff son of Bernie Madoff found hanging in his Soho apartment is but another sad note in the ever expanding story of the pain caused by his father.

Bernie Madoff's son commits suicide in NY home

New York - Mark Madoff, son of imprisoned billion-dollar Ponzi schemer, Bernie Madoff, was found dead in his New York City apartment. Police are calling it an apparent suicide after he was discovered hanging from the ceiling.

Bernie Madoff lashes out at his Ponzi victims

Bernie Madoff, who is serving a prison sentence for a a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, has made a bit of a name for himself getting into a scuffle in prison and now sounding off about his victims.

Report: Bernie Madoff beat up by fellow inmate in December

Butner - Ponzi scheme fraudster Bernie Madoff, who is serving a 150-year sentence, was assaulted by a fellow inmate. Madoff experienced cuts, bruises and a broken nose.

Bernie Madoff treated for Dizziness and Hypertension

Prison officials are claiming that Bernie Madoff was treated for dizziness and hypertension. Reports were denied that he was assaulted.

Prison denies Madoff dying of pancreatic cancer

Convicted swindler Bernie Madoff said he was dying of pancreatic cancer while he serves his sentence in North Carolina. But the Federal Bureau of Prisons said the claim is false.

Bernie Madoff's Mistress Releases Tell-All Book

Bernie Madoff's mistress Sheryl Weinstein will release a tell-all book on August 25, detailing her intimate relationship with the criminal.

Bernie Madoff begins serving sentence in North Carolina Prison

Bernie Madoff, the convicted head of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, arrived Tuesday at the federal prison in Butner, North Carolina.

Map Pinpoints Bernie Madoff Victims

Though offers what may seem a comical use of Google Maps, it demonstrates the severity in which Bernie Madoff damaged many economically.

Hurry: Face of Billionaire Accused of Fraud Now Available in Tile

The mustached face of Sir Allen Stanford, the billionaire Texan accused of an $8 billion fraud by U.S. regulators, can be yours for a mere $29.99. Others may pay $30, but not you.

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Can Apply To The Madoff Scheme

In the case of the Madoff Scheme, it would seem that the game called “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” definitely applies.

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