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Ponzi Schemes

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    Men Arrested for Adele, Hamilton Ponzi SchemeThey allegedly told investors they were buying blocks of concert and theater tickets.
  2. Alleged Resort Ponzi Scheme Took in Montauk Fire DepartmentPossible silver lining missed?
  3. Ruth Madoff Says She and Bernie Tried to Commit SuicideBut they didn’t try super-hard.
  4. HSBC Settles for $62.5 Million in Madoff Suit, Won’t Admit WrongdoingThe bank will pony up cash to Madoff’s victims but won’t admit that it knew what it probably should have known.
  5. Bernie Madoff Ruining Divorces Now TooWhy not? He ruined everything else.
  6. Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against SEC for Failing to Notice a $65 Billion Ponzi SchemeSloppy, but not liable.
  7. Ken Starr’s Infatuation With Stripper Fourth Wife Gets Him 7.5 Years in PrisonI lost my moral compass.”
  8. Top SEC Lawyer Sued for $1.5 Million in Fictitious Madoff GainsWell, THIS is awkward.
  9. Guess Which Fortune 500 Company Knew About Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme Eighteen Months Before the Rest of Us?Rhymes With Shmae Mee Porgan.
  10. Accused Ponzi Schemer Finds Out the Hard Way That the Feds Read Jail MailDisgraced financier Ken Starr’s prison love notes revealed.
  11. Feds Squeeze $625 Million Out of Madoff Ally Carl ShapiroThat’s a lot.
  12. Woman Buys Ruth Madoff a Present at Auction of Her StuffBuyer of Ruth’s bed plans to return it to her, “if she wants it.”
  13. Identical Twin Ponzi Schemers Given Identical SentencesThree and a half years in matching outfits.
  14. Kenneth Starr Did a Bad Thing, But He’s Not a Bad PersonThe celebrity money manager pleads guilty to fraud.
  15. Guy de Chimay Stands Up for LoveAccused Ponzi-schemer speaks out about claims that he stole $1 million from his fiancée’s family.
  16. Flashy Purchases Were Ken Starr’s UndoingThe biggest one of which was apparently his wife.
  17. Alleged Ponzi Schemer Kenneth Starr Targeted Stars (Updated)A Manhattan money manager for “socialites and luminaries in the entertainment and business worlds” has been charged with fraud.
  18. New York Ponzi Schemers Spent Ill-gotten Gains on a ‘Sexually Themed Cruise’How else would they celebrate?
  19. Madoff Whistleblower Harry Markopolos Is Honest to a FaultWant to know how his employee’s marriage ended? He’ll tell you the whole story.
  20. ‘Malaysian Minister of Finance II of Malaysia’ Is ‘Real Sorry’ About Bernie MadoffAccording to awesome fake website.
  21. Bernie Madoff’s Daughter-in-Law Finally Decides to Change Her NameIt’s about time.
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    Kiefer Sutherland: Latest Ponzi-Scheme DupeJack Bauer fell for a scam involving cattle.
  23. Minnesota Ponzi-Schemer Jailed for Refusing to Relinquish Submarine, Concert TicketsCan you blame him?
  24. Report: R. Allen Stanford Asked Representative Gregory Meeks to Get Help From ChavezThe alleged Ponzi-schemer asked the New York representative for help in punishing a whistle-blower.
  25. Dead Madoff Buddy Gives $200 Million to WifeMaybe that money should go to the people it was stolen from?
  26. Madoff Investor Died of a Boring Old Heart AttackOnce again, the Bernie Madoff saga fails to be as intriguing as it sounds.
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    Madoff Associate Found Dead in Swimming PoolJeffry Picower was accused of reaping $7 billion from Madoff’s scheme.
  28. Real-Estate Mogul Steve Roth Buys Bernie Madoff’s Cursed Montauk HomeThe billionaire Vornado chairman will be spending weekends at Bernie’s.
  29. Bernie Madoff Shows Fellow Inmates What He’s Made OfDON’T YOU KNOW WHO I AM?!?!?”
  30. Marc Dreier Blames 9/11 and Real-estate Envy for Making Him a CriminalI wanted to be happy again,” the lawyer explains of why he started a $380 million Ponzi scheme.
  31. Danny Pang Had Barbiturates, Pot in His System When He DiedBut his lawyer says it wasn’t suicide.
  32. Who Keeps Stealing Bernie Madoff’s Art?For the second time, a sculpture has been taken from one of Bernie Madoff’s homes.
  33. Madoff on SEC: ‘You Don’t Have to Be Too Brilliant With These Guys’A tape of Bernie Madoff is released at an awkward moment for the SEC.
  34. Madoff Trustee Gets $14.7 Million PaydayNot bad for four months of work.
  35. How to Distance Yourself From Your Former Employer, the Famous LiarObfuscate, cover up, whitewash — just lie, basically — advises a career counselor.
  36. Noel Son-in-law Spotted ‘Vacationing Blatantly’Andrés Piedrahita has taken his ill-gotten gains to the high seas, like the pirate he is.
  37. Danny Pang Believes Himself to Be InnocentAll he did was make some administrative assistants happy.
  38. Sexy Camisole Found in Marc Dreier’s ApartmentSomeone was getting some action on penthouse arrest.
  39. Bernie Madoff’s Lush Prison ManeImprisonment has not impeded the Ponzi-schemer’s growth.
  40. Judge Gives Marc Dreier Twenty Years, Hits Him Where It HurtsHe is no Mr. Madoff by any estimation.”
  41. Bernie Madoff Heads to Prison in Butner, North CarolinaConjugal visits are forbidden” in Bernie’s new digs, CNBC helpfully reports.
  42. We Are All Ruth MadoffWhy does no one want to believe Ruth is innocent?
  43. Another Ponzi Schemer Pleads Guilty to $30 Million Fraud, Is SorryEdward Stein, a Long Island–based financial adviser, took money from grandmas, etc.
  44. ‘Hey Buddy, I Was Just Wondering, Would You Mind Telling Me How You Pulled Off the Biggest Ponzi Scheme of All Time?’See, I’ve got this report due … “
  45. The Bernie Madoff Tchotchke EconomyBernie Madoff may have helped upend the economy with his $65 billion Ponzi scheme. But in a way, he’s also helping it rebuild.
  46. Accused Ponzi Schemer Has a Body CountHe probably had enough heads to fill a semi-truck.”
  47. Noels Not Banned From Country Club After AllSorry, Schadenfreudenkinder.
  48. Alleged Fraudster Danny Pang Was Kind of an Awesome BossCalifornia financier Danny Pang has been accused of many bad things, but being boring is not one of them.
  49. Ruth Madoff Got Advice From the Ethicist Without Even Having to Write InEverything’s easier when you are rich.
  50. What Peter Madoff’s Wheels Tell Us About HimStylish car, stylish sunglasses … what does this tell us about Bernie’s brother?
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