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By David Keene
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Topic - Bernard Madoff
Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's claim that he carried out a nearly $20 billion fraud by himself has been firmly rejected by a jury that convicted five of his former top employees of all charges that they aided his crimes.
In a story March 24 about the convictions of five former employees for imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the attorney for defendant Annette Bongiorno. He is Roland Riopelle, not Ripoelle.
A juror with an undisclosed ailment has been excused at the New York City trial of five former employees of jailed financier Bernard Madoff (MAY'-dawf).
Jurors have begun deliberating the fate of five former employees of jailed financier Bernard Madoff after hearing dozens of witnesses in New York testify about the historic fraud.
Jurors in the first criminal trial stemming from Bernard Madoff's epic fraud were soon to start weighing the charges against five of the fallen financier's ex-employees after summations wrapped up Friday.
Three of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's managers and two computer programmers played a "crucial role" in his mammoth fraud by helping him churn out fake documents to fool thousands of investors into thinking they were worth millions of dollars when he'd squandered their money for four decades, a prosecutor told jurors in closing arguments Wednesday.
Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary defended herself from the witness stand Monday, telling a Manhattan jury about a 40-year career working unwittingly alongside a historic Ponzi scheme that began when she recognized through Madoff's stutter on her first day that he wanted a ham and cheese sandwich for lunch.
Imprisoned Ponzi king Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary plans to defend herself from the witness stand at her trial on charges she aided the historic fraud, her lawyer says.
A new lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase & Co. relied on a jailhouse interview with Bernard Madoff to bolster claims that top executives at the nation's largest bank for many years confronted Madoff about significant concerns in filings with a regulatory agency regarding his private investment business but always backed off because he earned the bank so much money.
A prosecutor tried to convince a Manhattan jury Thursday that Bernard Madoff's former director of operations was in the thick of his massive fraud, despite his testimony that he was far removed.
Bernard Madoff's former operations chief testified Tuesday that he trusted a boss who "seemed to have the respect of the entire world" during the more than four decades they worked together before Madoff confessed to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme.
Convicted felon Bernard Madoff is back in federal prison after being hospitalized for a heart attack last month, CNBC reported Wednesday.
JPMorgan Chase said Tuesday that its profits fell 7 percent in the fourth quarter, hampered by more legal woes and a decline in the bank's investment banking business.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring obvious warning signs of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Bernard Madoff, the former millionaire Ponzi schemer who traded his finance firm title for one in Butner Federal Correction Complex — as Inmate No. 61727-054 — now says he's racked with guilt and can't sleep most nights.