Aiding & Abetting Investigation – Madoff and Austrian Interests

An Amlaw article here details global government cooperation with respect to potential claims arising from the Madoff ponzi scheme. Accoridng to the article:

“Gerhard Jarosch, spokesman for the Vienna public prosecutor’s office, told The Associated Press his office is aiding the U.S. Justice Department and Britain’s Serious Fraud Office in separate investigations of Bank Medici AG and its chairwoman, Sonja Kohn.”

*** “The Wall Street Journal, citing affidavits filed in the case, reported Friday that prosecutors from all three investigations believe Madoff — sentenced a week ago to 150 years in prison — paid Kohn in exchange for allegedly funneling billions of dollars in European investments to Madoff. “

#200809FinancialFiascos #AidingAbetting

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