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"Restoring Fairness to Federal Sentencing: Addressing the Crack-Powder Disparity" by Judge Reggie Walton; Judicial Conference of the United States. Before the sub-committee on crime and drugs.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 4.29.09 in Criminal Law.
New York AG Andrew Cuomo filed a civil suit against financier Ezra Merkin (pictured), alleging he “betrayed hundreds of investors” by funneling $2.4 billion of clients’ money into Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme without their knowledge.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 4.6.09 in Criminal Law.
The Second Circuit earlier Friday affirmed the ruling of the federal district court judge overseeing Madoff’s case, Denny Chin, who had ordered Madoff detained for the months leading up to sentencing, currently slated for June 16.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 3.20.09 in Criminal Law.
David Friehling, the accountant for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, was charged criminally on Wednesday morning on six charges: one count of securities fraud, one count of aiding and abetting investment-adviser fraud, and four counts of filing false audit reports with the SEC.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 3.18.09 in Criminal Law.
US Attorney's Office press release re: ACCOUNTANT FOR BERNARD L. MADOFF INVESTMENT SECURITIES, LLC CHARGED WITH FRAUD STEMMING FROM ACCOUNTING VIOLATIONS
Posted by The LawLink Team on 3.18.09 in Criminal Law.
Bernie Madoff has appealed Judge Denny Chin’s decision to revoke his bail. Madoff is requesting to go home pending sentencing.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 3.13.09 in Criminal Law.
Bernie Madoff pleads guilty to 11 counts of fraud and offers this speech: "Your Honor, for many years up until my arrest on December 11, 2008, I operated a Ponzi scheme through the investment advisory side of my business, Bernard L. Madoff Securities LLC..." Read entire speech.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 3.12.09 in Criminal Law.
"How glorious to be an American citizen. In so many countries, the rights of citizens are not worth the paper they are printed on," so begins U.S. District Judge Jud Rakoff in his 8 page order allowing Marc Dreier a $10 million dollar unsecured bail. He will remain confined to his home under guard paid for by his family.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 2.5.09 in Criminal Law.
Bernie Madoff is accused of running a $50 billion dollar ponzi scheme. Here is a 162 page list of his clients.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 2.5.09 in Criminal Law.
Barry Bonds is charged with lying to a grand jury. Bonds, who is scheduled to stand trial next month in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, told a grand jury investigating a Bay Area steroid ring in 2003 that he had never knowingly used performance-enhancing drugs, prosecutors say.
Posted by The LawLink Team on 2.4.09 in Criminal Law.