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Published by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investigations, [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Madoff, Bernard L,
  • United States. -- Securities and Exchange Commission -- Rules and practice,
  • Ponzi schemes -- United States,
  • Hedge funds -- United States,
  • Securities fraud -- United States,
  • Commercial crimes -- United States,
  • Law enforcement -- United States,
  • Governmental investigations -- United States,
  • Investment advisors -- Corrupt practices -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInvestigation of failure of the Securities and Exchange Commission to uncover Bernard Madoff"s Ponzi scheme
StatementSecurities and Exchange Commission.
ContributionsKotz, H. David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG4928.5 .U55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 457 p. ;
Number of Pages457
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24005955M
LC Control Number2009376743

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  Investigation of failure of the SEC To Uncover Bernard Madoff's Ponzi Scheme Winner Description: public version, by H. David Kotz. U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission,   As Taibbi details, Kathleen Furey, an official in the SEC’s New York office, allegedly pressed for an investigation of Madoff, but was repeatedly blown off by : Eamonn Fingleton. Bernard Lawrence Madoff (/ ˈ m eɪ d ɔː f /; born Ap ) is an American former market maker, investment advisor and financier who is currently serving a federal prison sentence for offenses related to a massive Ponzi scheme. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, the confessed operator of the largest Ponzi scheme in world history, and the largest Alma mater: Hofstra University. Madoff used a so-called Ponzi scheme, which lures investors in by guaranteeing unusually high returns. The name originated with Charles Ponzi, who promised 50% returns on investments in only 90 : Stephanie Yang.

  On Ma , Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to operating the biggest Ponzi scheme in history. It was redemption of a sort for Harry Markopolos, a financial analyst-turned-investigator who. He quickly discovered Madoff was running an old-fashioned Ponzi scheme. “My team and I tried our best to get the Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] to investigate and shut down the Madoff Ponzi scheme with repeated and credible warnings,” Markopolos said during his testimony before the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets.   This story was first published on March 1, It was updated on J Later this month, Bernard L. Madoff will be sentenced for what is believed to be the largest financial fraud in.   Between and , the S.E.C. conducted two examinations and one investigation of Mr. Madoff’s investment advisory arm through which the Ponzi scheme operated, and never even got a whiff that he was conducting the biggest fraud in history.