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Top Ten FBI Stories of the Week
July 2nd, 2009
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released its top ten news stories for the week, and it was a big week for financial crimes - four of the top ten stories are financial stories. From the FBI's press release:

1. New York: Bernard Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Bernard L. Madoff was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 150 years in prison for perpetrating a Ponzi scheme that resulted in billions of dollars of losses to thousands of investor-victims. He was also ordered to forfeit a total...

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Madoff Is Sentenced to 150 Years for Ponzi Scheme
June 30th, 2009
A criminal saga that began in December with a string of superlatives — the largest, longest and most widespread Ponzi scheme in history — ended the same way on Monday as Bernard L. Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison, the maximum for his crimes.
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