News that Fits

The New York Times: U.S. aims to enforce UBS compliance.

The New York Times: Judge revokes bail for billionaire accused of fraud.

The New York Times: More charges in Madoff scandal.

The New York Times: The mastermind behind an embezzlement scheme that took nearly $50 million from the District of Columbia’s government was sentenced Tuesday to 17 and a half years in prison and ordered to pay more than $60 million in forfeited assets, restitution and taxes.

CBS3: N.J. man sentenced in $6M Ponzi scam.

The National Law Journal: Circuits split on sentencing for financial fraud. At issue is whether people who are reimbursed for financial losses from criminal schemes should be counted as victims.

The Washington Times: Conyers supported project linked to wife.

The Blog of the Legal Times: Federal judge questions prosecution conduct in Ye Gon case.

The Daily Record: 4th Circuit goes 0 for 5 this term. FTC rule on identity theft draws strong criticism from bar groups.

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