Madoff Brother Gets Sentencing Date Pushed Back

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 9:58 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge agreed Thursday to delay until December the sentencing of Peter Madoff, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff’s brother, after he sought more time to meet the requirements of his plea deal.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain agreed to grant Peter Madoff’s request to delay his sentence, originally scheduled for Nov. 9, to Dec. 20. He had asked more time to file 11 years' worth of amended tax returns — from 1998 to 2008 — before his sentencing date, as his June...
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