Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison two years ago Wednesday. The judge in the Bernard Madoff case said a shorter sentence wouldn't suffice.
Google, publishers, and authors asked a judge for another 60 days Wednesday to hammer out a deal to make Google Books a reality. The agreement could shape the nascent industry.
The harsh critique of Google’s 10-month-old settlement with U.S. authors and publishers emerged this week in a 41-page brief that Amazon filed.
The harsh sentence is meant to send a message, but is that necessary?
Some see his behavior as an extreme example. Others suggest that investors might have been too eager for outsized returns.
Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme isn't the only scam uncovered during tough economic times.