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#Ponzi Scheme

# ponzi-scheme - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Bernie Madoff - serving 150-year jail term for fraud - asks for release on compassionate grounds

The 81-year-old fraudster says he has terminal kidney failure and less than 18 months to live.

# ponzi-scheme - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Dublin based investment fund agrees to pay $687 million to victims of fraudster Bernie Madoff

Madoff’s customers have now recovered over 70% of the money they lost when his scheme collapsed.

# ponzi-scheme - Thursday 25 February, 2016

The curious case of the most famous Ponzi scheme ever, a banking giant and an Irish court

An investment fund was attempting to claim damages relating to the Bernie Madoff scandal, the largest Ponzi scheme in US history, through Irish courts.

# ponzi-scheme - Friday 11 December, 2015

Clerys operators used "ponzi scheme" to pay concession holders, court told

Details of how businessmen and women working within Clery’s were paid were revealed in court today.

# ponzi-scheme - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Who is Breifne O'Brien? Corkman, charlatan, Celtic Tiger conman...

Find out more about the man who encapsulated the Celtic Tiger with his fall from grace.

# ponzi-scheme - Friday 21 December, 2012

Brother of Bernie Madoff gets 10 years for role in Ponzi scheme

Peter Madoff is jailed after a plea bargain with prosecutors, for helping to falsify his brother’s corporate accounts.

# ponzi-scheme - Friday 15 June, 2012

Billionaire Stanford given 110-year jail term over $7bn fraud

On the plus side, that’s enough time for the cricket-loving Texan to watch 8,035 test matches.

# ponzi-scheme - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The42 Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud Shenanigans

Jury finds Stanford guilty of fraud

Texas financier R. Allen Stanford has been found guilty of operating a ponzi scheme that defrauded nearly 30,000 people of investments totaling $7 billion.

# ponzi-scheme - Sunday 4 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# ponzi-scheme - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Bernie Madoff's wife says couple attempted suicide over ponzi fraud fallout Madoff This post contains videos

Bernie Madoff's wife says couple attempted suicide over ponzi fraud fallout

In her first television interview, Ruth Madoff says that she was “glad” the couple woke up after taking pills they thought would kill them.

# ponzi-scheme - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Anglo may have known it faced bankruptcy from 2004, says High Court chief

The Master of the High Court has suggested that Anglo was aware of the solvency issues it faced for several years before the economic collapse.

# ponzi-scheme - Monday 28 February, 2011

From Business ETC Bernard Madoff insists he is not a sociopath Madoff

Bernard Madoff insists he is not a sociopath

The disgraced financier has denied he is a sociopath – and says that some victims of his pyramid scheme should carry much of the blame.