The Madoff Tapes "One evening, my home phone rang. “You have a collect call from Bernard Madoff, an inmate at a federal prison,” a recording announced. And there he was." [more inside]
posted by zarq
on Feb 28, 2011 -
An Australian Madoff? Trio Capital, an Australian fund manager, has been ordered to wind up
its funds after being unable to account for $123 million in its Astarra fund since investigations began in October. The fund "has a total of $426 million under management - including superannuation
savings of about 10,000 Australians." Some worry what this means for more potential frauds in Australia's "privatized social security." [more inside]
posted by FuManchu
on Mar 21, 2010 -
Art Museum for sale.
Rocked by a budget crisis, Brandeis University will close its Rose Art Museum
and sell off a 6,000-object collection that includes work by such contemporary masters as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, and Nam June Paik.
The LA Times makes the Madoff
posted by R. Mutt
on Jan 26, 2009 -