Bernard Madoff News

Jury Finds Ernst & Young Liable for Faulty Madoff Audits

Ernst & Young LLP was found liable by a jury for its failure to vet financial audits backed by con man Bernie Madoff’s accountant in the first trial of an auditor over losses tied to the biggest Ponzi scheme in …

SEC Immune from Investors’ Suit Over Madoff, Says Appeals Court

Investors who said they lost money in Bernard Madoff’s fraud may not pursue a lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for missing the swindler’s Ponzi scheme, a federal appeals court said on Monday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court …

Fund Lawsuit in New York Against Madoff Auditor Dropped

The liquidators of a fund that once funneled money to the now-imprisoned swindler Bernard Madoff have dropped a $900 million lawsuit accusing Ernst & Young LLP of negligence, professional malpractice and breach of contract. Ernst & Young had been challenged …

New York Mets Owners Settle in Madoff Case, Avoid Trial

The owners of the cash-strapped New York Mets baseball team agreed to pay $162 million to settle a lawsuit by the trustee seeking money for the victims of Bernard Madoff’s fraud, averting a potentially embarrassing trial. The pact was announced …