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  • NEW YORK, July 24- The federal judge who oversaw the trial of five associates of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff on Thursday refused to overturn their convictions for helping their former boss run one of the world's biggest Ponzi schemes.

  • NEW YORK, July 24- The federal judge who oversaw the trial of five associates of imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff refused to overturn their convictions for helping their former boss run one of the world's biggest Ponzi schemes.

  • NEW YORK, July 23- A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a shareholders' lawsuit claiming JPMorgan Chase& Co board members knew about Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme and ignored red flags signaling his massive fraud.

  • The SEC was seeking to overturn a lower court's decision from 2012, in which a federal judge rejected a request by the agency to force the Securities Investor Protection Corp to start court proceedings for the fraud victims, some of whom lost millions of dollars.

  • The case marks the first time that the SEC, which oversees the SIPC, has ever filed a lawsuit against the nonprofit corporation to try and force it to start a court liquidation proceeding. The SIPC, which was created by Congress, administers an industry-backed fund that is used to compensate investors if their brokerage collapses.

  • Lawsuit: Madoff sons knew of fraud, deleted emails Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The trustee trying to recover money for victims of Bernard Madoff says in a new lawsuit that Madoff's two sons knew of the Ponzi scheme and sought to cover up the fraud by deleting emails during a Securities and Exchange Commission probe.

  • In an amended lawsuit against Andrew Madoff and the estate of Mark Madoff, Irving Picard, who is liquidating Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, said the brothers' activity reflected their "sense of entitlement" to undeserved riches. Picard seeks to recoup $153.3 million from Andrew Madoff, the estate of Mark Madoff, and Mark's widow, Stephanie Mack.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- Bernard Madoff's sons created accounts out of thin air and engineered sham loans to buy pricey Manhattan real estate as they diverted tens of millions of dollars of money from their father's firm, a court-appointed trustee said on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, July 8- U.S. prosecutors may still be building a case against imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff's only surviving son, who according to sources was one of the "co-conspirators" mentioned in a plea deal by a Madoff associate last month. Mark Madoff committed suicide in December 2010 at the age of 46 on the second anniversary of Bernard Madoff's arrest.

  • UPDATE 1-Madoff trustee dealt fresh legal setback Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 7- A federal judge has limited the ability of the trustee seeking money for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme to recoup sums allegedly transferred fraudulently outside the United States.

  • Madoff trustee is dealt fresh legal setback Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 7- A Manhattan federal judge has limited the ability of the trustee seeking money for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme to recoup sums that may have been fraudulently transferred outside the United States.

  • Supreme Court denies four cases Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Irving Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee, speaks regarding the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, December 17, 2010 in New York City.

    The Supreme Court ruled Madoff trustee Irving Picard can not sue big banks, and it rejected an appeal of AIG's bailout by former CEO Hank Greenberg.

  • June 30- Victims of the Ponzi schemes of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford, two of the largest in U.S. history, suffered setbacks on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals in two cases seeking to recoup more money for them.

  • June 30- Victims of the Ponzi schemes of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford, two of the largest in U.S. history, suffered setbacks on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals in two cases seeking to recoup more money for them.

  • NEW YORK, June 26- A top official in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan who oversaw a number of high-profile insider trading cases is joining law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton& Garrison, the New York firm said on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- Bernard Madoff's former accountant pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping the convicted swindler perpetrate his massive Ponzi scheme. Paul Konigsberg, 78, a former senior tax partner at Konigsberg Wolf& Co, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and two counts of falsifying the records of a broker-dealer before U.S.

  • Ex-Madoff accountant pleads guilty to aiding fraud Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 24- Bernard Madoff's former accountant pleaded guilty on Tuesday to helping the convicted swindler perpetrate his massive Ponzi scheme. Paul Konigsberg, a former senior tax partner at Konigsberg Wolf& Co, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy and two counts of falsifying the records of a broker-dealer before U.S.

  • UPDATE 1-Ex-Madoff accountant expected to plead guilty Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 3:43 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 17- Bernard Madoff's former accountant is expected to plead guilty to charges in connection with the convicted swindler's massive Ponzi scheme, a U.S. prosecutor said at a Tuesday court hearing. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in Manhattan.

  • NEW YORK, June 17- Bernard Madoff's former accountant is expected to plead guilty to charges that he helped the convicted swindler run his massive Ponzi scheme, a U.S. prosecutor said on Tuesday at a court hearing.

  • June 12- Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog is optimistic that its plan to let securities arbitrators immediately report frauds they learn about in the middle of a case will finally take effect.