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Bernard Madoff's Criminal Charges Prior to Guilty Plea

U.S. v. Bernard Madoff

March 10, 2009

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Lawyers
  • Ira Sorkin, Madoff's Lead Defense Lawyer
  • Daniel Horwitz, Madoff Defense Lawyer
  • Nicole De Bello, Madoff Defense Lawyer
  • U.S. Attorney, S.D.N.Y.
  • White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • Related Links:
  • Madoff's Guilty Plea
  • Madoff's Original Criminal Charges
  • Notice of Intent to Settle
  • FBI's March 10, 2009 Press Release
  • Madoff's Bail Order (Jan. 12, 2009)
  • Congressional Testimony of Financial Fraud Investigator
        Harry Markopolos About Madoff Ponzi Scheme
  • S.E.C. Charges Against Madoff
  • Financial Crisis Special Coverage


  • The new criminal charges filed by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan prior to the confirmation by Ira Sorkin, Bernard Madoff's criminal defense lawyer, that his client would plead guilty to federal charges.

    This 'criminal information' is usually filed by prosecutors before a defendant waives the right to have a grand jury consider evidence for an indictment. This usually means that a defendant intends to enter into a plea agreement.

    You can read Madoff's felony charges below:


     

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