A 56-year-old partner at Paulson & Co., who was best known for losing billions of his clients’ money to Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme when he ran the Fairfield Greenwich fund of funds, leaped to his death from the luxury Sofitel hotel in midtown Manhattan. 663 more words
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The Bernie Madoff victim list continues to grow as Charles Murphy committed suicide in Midtown Manhattan Monday evening.
Murphy, 56, who ran Fairfield Greenwich a hedge fund with more than $14 billion in assets under management in 2008 prior to the Madoff Ponzi scheme scandal imploding, was found on a fourth-floor terrace of the luxury Sofitel New York Hotel after taking a room on the 24th floor earlier in the day, police said. 234 more words
Hedge fund executive, 56, who invested billions with Bernie Madoff, leaps to his death from 24th story of New York's luxury Sofitel hotel
A hedge fund manager who lost billions of his clients’ money to Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme leaped to his death from the luxury Sofitel hotel in midtown Manhattan. 109 more words
2009: Bernard Madoff pleads guilty. Madoff was born in Queens, New York in 1938. His father was a plumber and stockbroker. Bernie graduated from Hofstra University in 1960 with a degree in political science and briefly attended Brooklyn Law School before opening his own Wall Street firm, Bernard L. 488 more words
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