No, I will not be watching the Madoff TV Movies

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Find your  investment statement ... I'll wait -- now look at that nice little SIPC logo at the bottom of the statement... it should look like this: You feel comforted, right? that SIPC's "got your back."  Those invested with Madoff thought the  very same thing In the days and weeks following the ...

Seven Years and Counting – Madoff Victims still wait

Friday, December 11th, 2015

  No, it is NOT a Merry Christmas - not for thousands of Madoff Investors. Today is December 11.  The date doesn't mean much to most people.  On this date 7 years ago, the lives of tens of thousands of people were disrupted as that creep Bernard L. Madoff confessed to the FBI ...

A Lost Opportunity – How Andrew Madoff Disappointed, Even in Death

Friday, September 12th, 2014

I never rejoice someone's death and was sorry to hear about the passing of Andrew Madoff just as I am sorry when anyone dies. Now that both of the Madoff boys are gone we will never really know what they really knew and when they knew it.  I believe that Mark ...

Five years on – Madoff Investors still in the Cold

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Five years ago today, the world became aware of the fraudster of the century, Bernard L. Madoff. It's been 5 years and thousands of Madoff investors are still waiting for the organization sworn to protect investors - the Securities Investor Protection Corporation - to live up to its promise to ...

Madoff and Stanford Investors Push for SIPC Reform

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Could the third time be the charm?  Victims of Allen Stanford and Bernie Madoff have been waiting literally years for Congress to act on the insufficient protection given to investors in SIPC protected securities firms.  The first hearings were held in early 2009 at which time the organization's President, Stephen ...

Bernie Madoff’s Lips Move – He’s Lying

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

It's a regular occurrence.  Bernie Madoff - conman extraordinaire - must have felt left out lately -- what with the bombings in Boston, the explosion in TX, the crazyman in North Korea, and our elected representatives creating non-existent crises.  He contacted Aaron Smith, a correspondent at CNN Money. Aaron's a ...

Bernie Madoff – Fess Up or Shut Up.

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Oh yay. Bernie has spoken out  - again.  The headline in the LA Times was "From behind bars, Bernard Madoff Offers Wall Street Commentary."  Like anyone asked him?  How is it that a pathological liar can attract so much attention whenever he opens his mouth?  And the LA times wasn't alone ...

Boycott “American Greed” and Ruth Madoff

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

So, it’s “Bernie Madoff Day,” according to the New York Times. Thanks for the reminder.  Tonight, in a shameless bid for viewers on the four-year anniversary of  Madoff's arrest, A&E’s series “American Greed” is the lastest to trout out Ruthie Madoff.  I suspect there will be three key messages from ...

Madoff Media Whores

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Here we are nearly three years out from the worst financial crime in history, and the media remain singularly focused on the musings of the criminal himself - Bernie Madoff - and his family.  Been a bad week for Madoff victims as we've had to watch Stephanie Madoff Mack make ...

This is Compassion? Madoff Trustee Demands Millions from Agency that aids Seniors

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The Trustee handling the Madoff liquidation will tell any reporter who will listen that he has unique "discretion" and "compassion."  Under what definition is it compassionate to demand over $5 million from an organization that benefits the elderly?  Read it for yourself.  This is beyond cruel.