Investigation of failure of the SEC To Uncover Bernard Madoff's Ponzi Scheme

public version, by H. David Kotz. U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, .2009.
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In December 2008, the Securities & Exchange Commission charged Bernard Madoff with fraud for perpetrating a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. This report examines the agency's failure to investigate complaints it received over many years regardmg MadotFs activities. Along with supplementary material on the SEC web site, it clearly and fully addresses the commission's shortcomings.



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