Five years ago, Bernard Madoff confessed to a $17 billion Ponzi scheme, the biggest in history, insisting that he acted alone. He also said his separate market-making operation was legitimate. But it's reported today that JP Morgan Chase is likely to pay a billion dollars in penalties to end a criminal probe of its involvement. Jim Sterngold is senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal.
JP Morgan May Face Criminal Action in Madoff Case
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