A trove of Bernard Madoff's belongings seized by U.S. Marshals from the Ponzi schemer's Manhattan penthouse and New York beach home are to set to go on sale Saturday in a government-run auction for victims of his fraud.
The consequences of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme continue to trickle down as his accountant pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Judy Woodruff reports.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's main election challenger said Sunday that he will withdraw from a planned Nov. 7 runoff, casting new doubts on the legitimacy of the Afghan government as the Obama administration debates U.S. strategy in the region.
A probe into fraud allegations in Afghanistan's presidential election carries important implications for the Obama administration's deliberations into war strategy there. Karen DeYoung of The Washington Post assesses the possible consequences with Judy Woodruff.
Former CIA officer and terrorism expert Bruce Riedel discusses his book, "The Search for Al Qaeda: Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future" and his work chairing an Afghanistan policy review for the Obama administration.
An investigation into fraudulent ballots in Afghanistan has reduced President Hamid Karzai's share of the vote to 47 percent, triggering a runoff election between him and his closest challenger, Abdullah Abdullah.
A scathing report by an inspector general for the Securities and Exchange Commission has found the agency missed numerous chances to uncover Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme. A financial reporter and a law professor speak with Jeffrey Brown about the SEC's…
By Business Desk
Question: What do you make of the Madoff sentence? Paul Solman: I’m tempted to say that, at 150 years, he may have gotten off lightly. In today’s email came the regular newsletter of one of the world’s most provocative and…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Financier Bernard Madoff was sentenced Monday to 150 years in prison after pleading guilty in March to bilking investors out of as much as $65 billion over two decades.
Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford and several associates have been indicted on fraud and obstruction charges in what U.S. Justice Department officials say was a $7 billion pyramid scheme to defraud more than 5,000 investors over more than a decade.
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