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List of charges filed against Bernard Madoff

List of charges filed against Bernard Madoff

Here are a list of the charges brought by federal prosecutors against Bernard Madoff:
Count One: Securities Fraud
Maximum penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $5 million or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Two: Investment Adviser Fraud
Maximum penalty: 5 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $10,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Three: Mail Fraud
Maximum penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Four: Wire Fraud
Maximum penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Five: International Money Laundering To Promote Specified Unlawful Activity
Maximum penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $500,000 or twice the value of the monetary instruments or funds involved, or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Six: International Money Laundering To Conceal And Disguise The Proceeds Of Specified Unlawful Activity
Maximum penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $500,000 or twice the value of the monetary instruments or funds involved or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Seven: Money Laundering
Maximum penalty: 10 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross grain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Eight: False Statements
Maximum penalty: 5 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count Nine: Perjury
Maximum penalty: 5 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count 10: Making A False Filing With The Securities and Exchange Commission
Maximum Penalty: 20 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $5 million or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.
Count 11: Theft From An Employee Benefit Plan
Maximum Penalty: 5 years in prison, fine of the greatest of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense, and restitution.


Updated : 2021-07-24 05:53 GMT+08:00