Entries Tagged as 'madoff'

World’s Fanciest Garage Sale

October 20th, 2010 · 3 Comments · madoff

If you’ve ever said we’ve been a little harsh on Bernie Madoff over the years, that we shouldn’t be so quick to judge him until we’ve walked a mile in his shoes, I have good news: now we can walk that mile. Or Alyx can, she’s into running and such. Yes, circle November 13 on […]

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Madoff Digs Get New Owners

April 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments · madoff

Time to get Officer Jenny to help out the SEC on the case of busting Ponzi schemers. Bernie Madoff’s swank UES digs have a new owner, and it’s the guy who brought us stuff like Pokemon and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The businessman behind Cabbage Patch dolls and his wife have snatched up Bernard Madoff’s […]

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Achtung, Currency Spies!

March 18th, 2010 · No Comments · madoff

After several submarine missions proved the Baltic Sea to be barren of vampire squid, Germany is ready to search for speculators in other arenas, namely the currency market: Germany’s Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told the Bundestag on March 16 that the country may have to consider ordering “intelligence agencies to set up surveillance of who […]

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Unsurprisingly, It’s Hard Out There For A Madoff

December 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments · madoff

Bernie’s son Andy is apparently getting ready for it all to turn into The Road: Andrew Madoff, 43, applied for a license to keep a handgun in his swanky Upper East Side pad more than six months ago — and his name appears on NYPD and state police lists of approved permit holders. This despite […]

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All Washed Up, Madoff Associate Edition

October 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · madoff

Perhaps the only relief from the specter of association with Bernie Madoff is the sweet release of death. Reporting, as solemnly as is possible around here, the death of Bernie Madoff’s associate Jeffry Picower, of the kind of natural causes that could take down any garden-variety fatcat: A man accused of making more than $7 […]

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