JPMorgan Faces Sanctions In US' Madoff Probe

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 7:36 PM EST) -- The inspector general of the U.S. Department of the Treasury has threatened to sanction JPMorgan Chase & Co. unless it turns over information to federal regulators probing the bank's alleged role in Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi scheme, according to a letter made public Friday.

Eric Thorson told JPMorgan general counsel Stephen Cutler in a Dec. 21 letter that the bank had until Jan. 11 to turn over unspecified documents to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an arm of the Treasury Department that is conducting...
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