Tag Madoff

Madoff’s CFO to plead guilty, inform on others

Some suspect that others at the firm or other Madoff family members could be implicated by DiPascali. But far more explosive would be evidence pointing to the complicity of outside investment managers, such as Ezra Merkin and Walter Noel. It…

Madoff accountant waives indictment, may plead guilty

Apparently the MSU method of accounting isn’t always the best of ideas after all Madoff’s accountant, David Friehling, will probably plead guilty to various charges of Making Sh*t Up due to his fantasy audits of Madoff’s businesses. Prosecutors aren’t saying…

Will ‘Madoff’ become a verb?

As in, “that thieving weasel Madoff’ed me, he swindled me out of my money.” It could be a noun too. “Be careful of him, he’s a Madoff.” Hey, it happened to “Ponzi,” so why not “Madoff.”

The Fall of the House of Madoff

So now all of a sudden Ruth Madoff is saying how “devastated” she is by what Bernie did, now that he got 150 years. Neither of their apologies seemed even remotely sincere to me but precisely what sociopaths pretending to…

Madoff’s sons

They claim to be shocked, just shocked, and say they haven’t spoken to their parents since their father confessed to them. Maybe. Or maybe it’s just part of the con. But they do appear to be shell-shocked. Andrew [Madoff] recently…