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JPMorgan chief says virtual currency faces major regulatory hurdles

Bailiffs move into Madoff's $7m Manhattan home

The US government has seized possession of Bernard Madoff's $7m penthouse on Manhattan's exclusive Upper East Side, changing the locks and forcing his wife of 50 years, Ruth Madoff, to seek new accommodation.

Madoff's wife 'unlikely to face charges'

Ruth Madoff, wife of the swindler Bernard Madoff, is not likely to face criminal charges in connection with her husband's record-breaking fraud, according to reports last night.

The hunt for Madoff's money

Getting the fraudster jailed for life was just the start of a long battle for justice for Bernard Madoff's victims. Stephen Foley reports on the investigation into the missing millions

Mrs Madoff speaks: 'I'm a victim too'

*Ruth Madoff, at her husband's side for 50 years, broke her silence to express not just her sympathy for the victims of Bernard Madoff's gargantuan fraud, but also to align herself as one of those victims.

150 years in jail for Madoff's 'evil' crime

Some celebrated. Some sobbed. But the victims of the biggest fraudster the world has ever seen were united in satisfaction as the man who stole $65bn was given the maximum sentence

Fraudster Madoff jailed for 150 years

The international fraudster Bernard Madoff was jailed for the rest of his life today for swindling investors out of billions of dollars.

Madoff asks to be spared 'mob justice'

Bernard Madoff is begging for a jail sentence that is just a fraction of the legal maximum he can expect for running history's largest fraud, saying that the US court system should not give in to "hysteria" and "mob justice".

Madoff victims lobby judge before conman is sentenced

Fraudster should 'pay for the suffering he has caused'

Horlick threatens hostile takeover of her own fund

The saga over City superwoman Nicola Horlick's Bramdean Alternatives fund took its most bizarre twist yet yesterday as she threatened to pursue a hostile takeover against her own fund.

Madoff fraud losses led to suicide, inquest told

A former soldier shot himself in the head because he could not face the shame of going bankrupt after becoming a victim of the multibillion-dollar Bernard Madoff fraud, an inquest heard.

Plot thickens in Bramdean battle after Horlick is revealed as bidder

Name disclosed ahead of EGM called by Tchenguiz

Jeremy Warner: Horlick applies the due diligence to herself

Outlook Well there's a thing. The mystery bidder for Bramdean Alternatives turns out to be none other than Nicola Horlick herself, the "super-mum" who already manages the fund.

Missing $165m: Madoff cleaned London out just before his arrest

Bernie Madoff, the $60bn fraudster, ordered his London office to sell its $165m portfolio of UK gilts only a month before he confessed to the FBI that his business was a "big lie".

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Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
A bad week for the Greens: Leader Natalie Bennett's 'car crash' radio interview is followed by Brighton council's failure to set a budget due to infighting

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