FBI Arrests Madoff's Computer Programmers

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 2:01 PM EST) -- Two computer programmers employed by Bernard L. Madoff have been arrested by federal agents for their alleged role in helping to cover up their boss' epic Ponzi scheme.

Jerome O'Hara, 46, of Malverne, N.Y., and George Perez, 43, of East Brunswick, N.J., were arrested at their suburban homes Friday morning by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the agency said in a statement.

The two are charged with conspiracy, falsifying the books of a broker-dealer and falsifying the books of an investment adviser, crimes that...
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