Latest articles on Bernard Madoff

US fraudster Madoff says sentence too harsh

Bernard Madoff, sentenced to 150 years in jail for the biggest financial scam in US history, says the judge's sentence was too harsh.

JP Morgan says it did nothing wrong in Madoff fraud

JP Morgan Chase said in a court filing on Tuesday that it had no legal obligation to figure out that the Ponzi king's investment scheme was a fraud.

Madoff trustee sues HSBC for $9bn

The trustee charged with recouping assets for victims of fraud convict Bernard Madoff is suing banking giant HSBC and related entities for $9-billion.

‘Madoff for celebrities’ charged with cheating stars

A Manhattan investment adviser has been dubbed a "Bernie Madoff for celebrities" after being charged with running a Ponzi scheme.

Bernard Madoff’s fall from grace

How the respected Wall Street financier who seemed to have the Midas touch became a "nobody" languishing behind bars.

Madoff loses bail appeal as victims’ rage revealed

A United States appeals court on Friday denied bail to Wall Street fraud convict Bernard Madoff, as prosecutors highlighted public outrage.

Madoff’s $823m life of luxury

Court documents released on Friday show that Bernard Madoff and his wife Ruth lived a life of high luxury, with assets worth $823-million.

Bernard Madoff avoids jail

Bernard Madoff, the financier accused of running a massive swindle, is to remain in his apartment after a judge rejected calls for him to be jailed.

Investor takes life after massive losses in Madoff scandal

A French investment manager who plowed €1,5-billion ($2,1-billion) into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent scheme was found dead on Tuesday.

Visit the Mail & Guardian‘s Coronavirus Hub for the latest data and advice on the disease in South Africa.

Click here for more.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

Press Releases

Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday