Madoff Trustee Sues 'Faithless' Austrian Consultant

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Irving Picard, the trustee overseeing the liquidation of Bernard Madoff’s former investment firm, sued an Austrian consultant for $1.1 million in fees on Friday in New York, saying he leaked Picard's tactics while investigating the $19 billion claim against financier Sonja Kohn.

Picard wants Ewald Weninger and his company, Ewald Weninger Rechtsanwalts GmbH, to give back $810,000 in fees they already received and forfeit an additional $270,000 more they are owed, he said in a complaint filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District...
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