4 More Madoff Associates Deny Fraud Charges

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 7:12 PM EST) -- Four more associates of fraudster Bernard L. Madoff pled not guilty to criminal conspiracy and fraud charges Wednesday, while the judge overseeing the case ordered a fifth former employee to come to New York for arraignment and said that it was time to make "difficult decisions" about handing over $2.4 million in assets to finance a bond.

Daniel Bonventre, George Perez, Joann Crupi and Jerome O'Hara — who worked for Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC for decades — entered pleas of not guilty during an...
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