Latest Bernard Madoff Stories

2014-05-29 08:27:11

Troubled Clippers owner disliked more than O.J. Simpson, Bernie Madoff and Phil Spector LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been selling excuses, but America isn't buying them. According to a recent consumer survey conducted by E-Score(®), a leading consumer research service that provides information to media and entertainment companies, Sterling is now the single most disliked living man in America, ranking higher than bad boys...

2014-01-07 23:04:39

TheGreedChase.com Consumer Fraud Network Gives Ordinary Citizens, Novice Investors and Small Businesses the Tools to Halt the Growing Class of Fraudulent Actors on Main Street. Check out Exclusive News on Alleged Ponzi Schemer Ephren Taylor Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 TheGreedChase.com consumer fraud network debuts today to help individuals, small businesses and novice investors learn the necessary skills to halt fraudulent scams in their local communities. "The goal of...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

There is no current tracking of the number annual federal or state Ponzi scheme victims. However, the Wall Street Fraud Watchdog estimates the number of defrauded investors is probably in the tens of thousands of US citizens each year, and the costs are probably in the billions of dollars. The Wall Street Fraud Watchdog has developed a revolutionary due diligence service, that has been designed to make certain a high net worth investor, a married couple, or a senior citizen does not lose it...

2011-08-12 00:00:03

Frederickjames.com, a website that sells eco-friendly customized iPad covers, has created a limited edition Bernard Madoff Collection made from his pants bought at the U.S. Marshals auction. Chappaqua, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Frederickjames.com, a website that sells eco-friendly customized iPad covers, has created a limited edition Bernard Madoff Collection that is now on sale. The 31 iPad covers have been re-fashioned from the convicted felon's pants bought at the Madoff U.S. Marshals...

2011-08-08 15:40:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 30, 2011, the New York Times, in its continuing effort to spotlight Jewish people and the Jewish religion as the driving force behind all things controversial, published an article by Andrea Elliott entitled, "The Man Behind the Anti-Shariah Movement" which points to a " little-known lawyer, David Yerushalmi, a 56-year-old Hasidic Jew, with a history of controversial statements about race, immigration and Islam," as that man;...

2010-11-05 14:00:00

Documentary Helps Viewers Avoid Becoming Victims PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bernie Madoff. Everyone knows his name. He conned investors out of billions of dollars. But how did he do it? How did this man get otherwise intelligent, rational and sometimes wealthy people to turn over their life savings? Amazingly, con criminals and "fraudsters" like Madoff are able to trick people into buying phantom investments that are nothing more than Ponzi schemes....

2009-12-01 06:15:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The media is saturated with real-life accounts of financial scoundrels such as Madoff, Sanford, and Rothstein making people sadly aware of men who strive to cheat their clients through criminal schemes and outright theft. Such is the story line of husband and wife co-authors Ken and Tammy Brown's "Falling Apart" (ISBN: 9781605943954). However, the man in this book is innocent. Set in today's world of financial disintegration, "Falling Apart"...

2009-11-23 14:12:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the damage inflicted on investors by financier Bernard Madoff's decade-long Ponzi scheme, CIRCA, the largest global buyer of jewelry from the public, recently spent $50,000 in a U.S. Marshals-held jewelry auction designed to benefit Madoff's investor victims. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091123/NY16084) CIRCA purchased an Art Deco diamond and emerald bracelet for twice the piece's appraised value of $25,000. The piece,...

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