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Body discovered in Manhattan flat days after he and his brother were sued by trustee investors

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A private Swiss bank has agreed to pay up to $500m (£316m) to investors defrauded by Bernie Madoff.

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HSBC 'took kickbacks to keep Madoff in business'

Bernie Madoff was able to con thousands of extra investors by using a British bank which "looked the other way" and ignored repeated warnings that he was engaged in a sophisticated fraud, according to the man charged with recovering their losses.

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HSBC is an institution that jealously guards its corporate reputation. That reputation took a nasty hit yesterday. The self-styled "World's Local Bank" likes to portray itself as the trusted partner whose global reach can get the best for its clients. A rather different picture is painted by Irving Picard, the trustee handling the liquidation of Bernie Madoff's fraudulent empire.

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The trustee seeking to recover money for Bernard Madoff investors has sued UBS for $2bn (£1.3bn), accusing the Swiss bank of collaborating in the massive Ponzi scheme.

Madoff pair 'cashed in on Ponzi scam'

Two long-time back-office employees of Bernard Madoff were arrested yesterday on charges that they had helped the disgraced financier dupe investors for decades by making fictitious investments – and that they had cashed in on the epic Ponzi scheme themselves.

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So arch-fraudster Bernard Madoff had a copy of Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them. The notorious perpetrator of history's largest pyramid scheme had Al Franken's book on his shelf when the FBI finally closed in. He had numerous other appropriate volumes, with titles such as Chutzpah, In the Shadow of the Law, and End in Tears.

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