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Trial begins for Madoff’s associates, accused by lies driven by greed

NEW YORK — Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff enriched themselves and helped “perpetuate Madoff’s elaborate fiction” by weaving an elaborate web of lies that for decades duped investors and government regulators, a prosecutor said Wednesday as the ...

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U.S. attorney: Madoff employee to plead guilty in N.Y.

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say one of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff’s former controllers will plead guilty in New York to conspiracy charges in history’s largest Ponzi scheme. Prosecutors said in a letter to a judge late Tuesday that ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Currie’s acquittal teaches the wrong lesson

Maybe now it’s official: Maryland’s elected leaders live in — and nurture — a culture of corruption. And yet, how sad for those lawmakers — the overwhelming majority — who work hard and play by the rules. There’s no platform ...

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A Ponzi scheme the Tiger shouldn’t have eyed

With Bernie Madoff on every investor’s mind, our sister paper, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, offers this post on a recent decision by the 4th Circuit.  “The appellate court’s unpublished opinion in Browning v. Tiger’s Eye Benefits Consulting is worth a look ...

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