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Business 18 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Gov't steps up scrutiny of Madoff's assets, bail

NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors stepped up their scrutiny of Bernard Madoff's family and assets Tuesday, telling a judge they want to seize jewelry, business interests and more than $30 million that the disgraced money man and his wife lent to their two sons.

Business 26 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

NY judge freezes assets of Madoff's brother

A judge on Wednesday temporarily froze the assets of Bernard Madoff's brother after he was accused in a lawsuit of losing nearly a half million dollars in a trust he administered.

Business 14 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Investors take Madoff to bankruptcy court

A small group of investors took Bernard Madoff to bankruptcy court on Monday, saying the disgraced financier bilked them out of nearly US$64 million.

Business 20 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Billionaire Stanford jailed in alleged US$7bil fraud

WASHINGTON: Brash Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford was indicted and jailed Friday on charges his international banking empire was really just a Ponzi scheme built on lies, bluster and bribery.

Business 23 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

SEC charges Madoff-linked firm, adviser with fraud

WASHINGTON: Federal regulators filed securities fraud charges Monday against a prominent California investment adviser and a New York brokerage firm said to be secretly controlled by Bernard Madoff, accusing them of funneling billions of dollars from investors into Madoff's pyramid scheme.

Business 26 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Foreign business news in brief

Briefs on: Deal reached on HK Disneyland Lawyer, Stanford deserves bail, Buffett: US economy has 'no bounce' and Firm plans backdoor European listing

Business 29 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Madoff sentenced to 150yrs in prison

Bernard Madoff has been sentenced to 150 years in prison for his multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.

Business 30 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Madoff jailed for 150 years, ten more to be charged(update)

NEW YORK: Two weeks after Norma Hill and her husband invested their life savings with Bernard Madoff, she came to the then-trusted money manager with news her spouse suddenly died.

Business 14 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Prominent NY lawyer jailed 20 years in US$400m fraud

NEW YORK: A judge has sentenced a once prominent Manhattan attorney to 20 years in prison in a securities fraud that cost hedge funds and other large investors $400 million.

Business 18 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Additional measures needed

DESPITE having adequate laws in place to throw the book at developers responsible for abandoned housing projects, industry participants say enforcement activities need to be stepped up if the issue is to be addressed effectively.