Bernard Lawrence Madoff

Bernard Lawrence Madoff was arrested on December 11, 2008 on a ciminal complaint and has been charged with” perpetrating the largest investor fraud ever committed by an individual.” Below are some excerpts and links to articles and documenrs related to this matter. As this matter unfolds we expect to both add and perhaps revise information as appropriate:

The first excerpt is from the WIKI posting Bernard Lawrence Madoff. Although some may question linking to WIKI postings for this type of material, we have looked at this entry and believe it is useful as an introduction to both Bernard Madoff and his alleged activities”:

“Bernard Lawrence Madoff (IPA: /ˈmeɪdɑf/) (born April 29, 1938) is a businessman and former chairman of the NASDAQ stock market. He started the Wall Street firm Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC in 1960 and was its chairman until December 11, 2008, when he was charged with perpetrating the largest investor fraud ever committed by a single individual.[1]” This article documents a current event. Information may change rapidly as the event progresses.”

The second excerpt is from a U.S. Department of Justice website which also includes links to some current related documents which are currently available. See:

Bernard Madoff is scheduled to appear at the US. District Court, Southern District this afternoon, January 5, 2009 for a bail hearing. For more information see:

Some Related Documents:

Madoff – U.S. House Investigation Request 12-17-2008

Statement from Chairman Christopher Cox Regarding Madoff Investigation by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)

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