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Ponzi Schemes

  1. white men with money
    R. Allen Stanford Cries About Flying Commercial, Threatens to Punch Charlie Gibson“They make you take your shoes off and everything — it’s terrible,” the suspected Ponzi schemer complains.
  2. world’s smallest violins
    R. Allen Stanford Joins Broke-Billionaires ClubThe Texan accused of “massive” fraud says he can’t even afford a lawyer.
  3. made-off
    Ruth Madoff Got $2 Million From British Account Weeks Before Bernie Was ArrestedBernie’s wife sure required a lot of walking-around money.
  4. from the penthouse to the big house
    Ex-Con Tells Bernie What Prison Will Be Like“Not very nice” is the gist.
  5. made-off
    Madoff’s Personal Messenger Is Basically the Travis Bickle of 2009Bernie’s fatigues-wearing messenger did not particularly notice the moral decay all around him.
  6. made-off
    Ruth Madoff Hangs On To Palm Beach EstateFlorida law could stop creditors from seizing the mansion built with $9.4 million worth of other people’s money.
  7. made-off
    Has Bernie Been Hitting the Bronzer?Bernie Madoff emerged from his penthouse yesterday looking well rested and oddly tan.
  8. made-off
    Madoff Lawyer Guilty of Soullessness, But That Is AllBernie Madoff’s lawyer, Ira Lee Sorkin, has several conflicts of interest in representing him.
  9. the downturnaround
    Barbie: A Beacon of Hope in a Turbulent WorldYour semi-regular digest of not-so-terrible economic news.
  10. white men with money
    Will R. Allen Stanford Top Bernie Madoff?The SEC is looking into the Caribbean-based financier, who has $51 billion under management.
  11. made-off
    Alexandra Story Was Embarassed to Be Named As Madoff VictimBut not so embarrassed that she wouldn’t pose for the ‘Post’.
  12. made-off
    Harry Markopolos Is Testifying in Front of Congress Right NowMadoff had “a lot of help,” he said. “A robust information-technology business and people taking in money and sending out money.”
  13. made-off
    The World’s Gone Madoff!Is Bernie Madoff contagious, and like in that horrible M. Night Shyamalan movie, can contact with him make you go all crazy and lawless?
  14. made-off
    Merrill Exec: ‘Look, Even Smart People Were Fooled by Madoff’Former Merrill Lynch exec John ‘Launny’ Steffens lost $35 million to Madoff, but there’s one thing he feels good about.
  15. made-off
    Big-Hearted Bernie Kept Boosting Pay Even As Business TankedWas he being canny or caring?
  16. made-off
    The Amazing Harry MarkopolosThe man who blew the whistle on Madoff speaks.
  17. the greatest depression
    At Least One Good Thing Has Come Out of This Whole Madoff OrdealThe biggest Ponzi scheme in history has inspired a fun new drinking game!