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  • Feb 2- Bernard Madoff's victims will soon recoup another $252 million from the trustee unwinding the swindler's firm, boosting their total recovery to $9.72 billion. This included money from a settlement with the family of Stanley Chais, who prior to his 2010 death managed money for Hollywood clients like director Steven Spielberg, and was accused by Picard of...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- A federal judge has blocked litigation that the trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said could undermine a $7.2 billion settlement meant to benefit the Ponzi schemer's former customers. District Judge Gregory Woods in Manhattan said A&G Goldman Partnership and Pamela Goldman cannot pursue a Florida lawsuit to recover $11 billion...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 30- Preet Bharara, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan known for pursuing a series of cases targeting public corruption and crime on Wall Street, said on Wednesday he has agreed to remain in his post after Donald Trump becomes U.S. president. Bharara, appointed to his position by Democratic President Barack Obama in 2009, told reporters...

  • US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara talks to the press at Trump Tower on another day of meetings with US President-elect Donald Trump on November 30, 2016.

    Bharara is known for his prosecutions of hedge-fund managers and insider trading.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme will receive another $32.1 million under a new settlement over the swindler's ties to Cohmad Securities Corp, whose clients invested more than $1 billion with him. Irving Picard, the trustee liquidating Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, on Friday announced the settlement with the estate of...

  • Oct 28- The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said on Friday he has reached a settlement with the family of late Beverly Hills money manager Stanley Chais that will provide more than $277 million to victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme. A separate $15 million fund will pay claims by California investors, resolving litigation by that...

  • Oct 28- The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said on Friday he has reached a settlement with the family of late Beverly Hills money manager Stanley Chais that will provide more than $277 million to victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme. Picard also said a $15 million restitution fund supervised by the office of California Attorney...

  • Oct 28- The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said on Friday he has reached a settlement with the family of late Beverly Hills money manager Stanley Chais that will provide more than $277 million to victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme. Irving Picard, the trustee, said the accord requires court approval. Picard is also seeking approval for...

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  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- HSBC Holdings Plc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by former Bernard Madoff customers who accused the British bank of fueling his massive Ponzi scheme by ignoring red flags and encouraging "feeder funds" to invest with him. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in Manhattan said a federal law governing securities fraud cases prevented...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- A federal appeals court on Monday revived a former JPMorgan Chase& Co private banker's whistleblower lawsuit accusing the bank of firing her in retaliation for warning that an Israeli client might be committing fraud. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York found enough evidence to suggest that former JPMorgan employee Jennifer...

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  • Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets criticized for taking a few days of paternity leave.

    The owners of the New York Mets have reached a revised agreement with the trustee seeking to recoup money for the victims of Bernard Madoff's fraud.

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    The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims sought court approval to free up another $247 million to help cover their losses.

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  • Bernard L. Madoff leaves U.S. Federal Court on Jan. 14, 2009, after a hearing regarding his bail in New York.

    More victims of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme could be made whole under a motion filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York.

  • People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase & Co. at it's headquarters in Manhattan.

    JPMorgan won the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former vice president who claimed the bank ignored red flags about a client's potential fraud.

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    Still, the Supreme Court decision could free up an additional $1.25 billion to be returned to victims of the epic Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

  • United Nations headquarters building in New York

    The United Nations' $52 billion pension fund is getting close to investing in hedge funds for the first time.