Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The Latest on Bernie Madoff's Victims

An excellent NYT editorial discusses the latest in the Bernie Madoff saga.  For those of you who may not be following the story very closely, last Thursday the judge overseeing the civil suits brought against alleged beneficiaries and enablers of the Madoff fraud threw out a suit against HSBC, dealing a pretty substantial blow to the efforts to recover funds for Madoff's victims.  The entire editorial is worth reading, but here are a few tidbits that stood out to me: