[Lexology (registration)] - Although we rarely discuss Ponzi schemes in this blog, Mr. Stanford's scheme was one of those rare cases that rivaled the Bernie Madoff case. Ironically, following Mr. Madoff's December arrest, investors were told that the Stanford companies had
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[The Independent] - An American court found the financier and cricket mogul Allen Stanford guilty this week of a $7bn (£4.4bn) Ponzi fraud based in Antigua, and the one-time Wall Street darling Bernie Madoff is serving a 150-year jail term for the $18bn collapse of his
[Financial Times] - He said comparing Mr Pruthi to US fraudster Bernie Madoff “would be like comparing a sardine with a shark”, adding that Mr Pruthi's scheme was a mere “speck” compared to Mr Madoff's $65bn Ponzi scheme. The judge also noted that after the FSA froze the
[The Guardian (blog)] - I was delighted to see on last night's TV news that Kautilya Pruthi, Britain's answer to the Ponzi fraudster, Bernie Madoff, is facing a stiff jail sentence for stealing more than £100m from gullible investors to finance an embarrassingly vulgar
[The Guardian (blog)] - The death-defying sentence of 124 years with which Hector Monsegur, the US leader of the LulzSec hacking group, has been threatened is not unprecedented: the disgraced New York financier Bernie Madoff is two years into a 150-year prison term.
[The Upcoming] - What do Bernie Madoff, Sean Parker, Hugh Hefner and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? They all have their faces on t-shirts exclusively designed by French brand Désir, Luxe & Vertu. The brand describes itself as: “a new French brand of t-shirts about