Sunday, 19 April 2015
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Dec 8 2011 | 2:21am ET
The court-appointed trustee in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme case has appealed a judge's dismissal of a $19 billion claim against JPMorgan Chase.
U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon last month junked the suit, ruling that, when dealing with third parties, Irving Picard represents Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, and not Madoff's victims. Only the fraudster's victims—his creditors—can sue third parties.
Picard argued that such a reading of the law could seriously restrict the amount he'll be able to recover from the $65 billion fraud—by as much as $40 billion.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…