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6 Feb 2015 No Comments

Anthem Data Breach may affect Michigan Blue Cross Participants

The Anthem data breach that has been in the headlines most likely includes Michigan Blue Cross clients. If you have a Blue Cross Blue Shield policy and feel your data […]

30 Jan 2015 No Comments

New Financial Adviser? Check Out Fees and Conflicts

Informative article written by Peter Finch of The Wall Street Journal. Short excerpt: The financial adviser’s pitch, delivered over lunch, included a discussion of asset allocation and “lots of different […]

16 Mar 2009 No Comments

Where did Madoff’s funds go?

One problem that is yet to be solved in this case is restitution to those investors who lost a lot. In reality there are people who made a lot of […]

26 Jan 2009 No Comments

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor, a former actress, is reported to have lost more than $7M in the Madoff Ponzi scheme. Gabor is the newest addition of Hollywood stars to be engulfed […]

6 Jan 2009 No Comments

Situation, Cognition, Emotion, and Personality

Stephen Greenspan writes in the wsj.com article Why We Keep Falling for Financial Scams of the traits that causes us to be gullible. Some good historical fleeces are referenced such as […]

24 Dec 2008 No Comments

In Fraud Case, Middlemen in Spotlight – Walter M. Noel

The nytimes.com article overviews Walter Noel, one of the investors in Madoff's Ponzi scheme. An excerpt from the article: People in the industry continue to question Fairfield’s due diligence. Michael […]

15 Dec 2008 No Comments

Bernard Madoff

See some of those affected by the Madoff Ponzi scheme here. The list grows at clusterstock.com They also have a slideshow of the victims here. What is really upsetting is […]