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Could JP Morgan Face Criminal Charges For Role in Madoff Ponzi Scheme?

In an unprecedented move, federal authorities are reportedly weighing the filing of criminal charges against financial behemoth JP Morgan for its role in Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme. According to the New York Times, both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Attorney's Office...

Madoff's Right-Hand Man: Scheme Was Obvious To Everyone

As the trial of five of Bernard Madoff's closest employees entered the seventh week, jurors heard testimony from the government's star witness, Madoff's former right-hand man, that Madoff's scheme was an obvious scam and that "it was virtually impossible not to know what was happening...

JPMorgan to Pay Record $1.7B to Settle Claims It Failed to Report Madoff Fraud

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) JPMorgan Chase Bank NA has agreed to a civil forfeiture of a record $1.7 billion to settle claims that it violated provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act during its time as the primary bank for Bernard L. Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, according to information released...

If You Invested Less Than $925,000 With Bernard Madoff, You're Now Even

In an announcement from the court-appointed trustee overseeing recovery for victims of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, a proposed fourth distribution of approximately $350 million will resolve all claims from victims with an allowed claim of $925,000 or less. The trustee, Irving Picard, sought...