Ex-Madoff Employees Hit With New Fraud, Tax Charges

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 9:43 PM EDT) -- U.S. prosecutors on Monday lobbed additional charges against five former Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC employees accused of conspiring to defraud the fallen firm's clients and extended the lifetime of their alleged scheme back to the 1970s from 1992.

The new 33-count indictment against BLMIS computer programmers Jerome O'Hara and George Perez, as well as former BLMIS director of operations Daniel Bonventre, investment advisory manager Annette Bongiorno and Madoff associate Joann Crupi, adds new charges to their November 2010 indictment, including for alleged bank fraud...
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