"An under-appreciated evil of substantial
frauds . . . is how they pit their victims against one another." United
States v. Dreier , 682 F. Supp. 2d 417, 418 (S.D.N.Y. 2010).
In the typical Ponzi case, some victims may
employ strategies to seek advantage over other victims. These may...
A recent New York Times article by Andrew Ross Sorkin
severely and unfairly criticizes Irving Picard, the trustee for the Bernard L.
Madoff Ponzi scheme. It states, "Mr. Picard has had much more success
collecting money for himself and a dozen law firms and consultants than any
victim of Mr...
NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The brother of convicted Ponzi
scheme mastermind Bernard L. Madoff has agreed to pay more than $90 million to
settle claims that he participated in his brother's massive Ponzi scheme but
could escape any payment under a consent order filed Feb. 6 in a New York