Bloomberg Law
Jan. 26, 2022, 8:15 PMUpdated: Jan. 26, 2022, 9:22 PM

Madoff Investors Push for New Venue in Trustee’s Clawback Bid (1)

Daniel Gill
Daniel Gill

Investors who were sued by the trustee overseeing Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme liquidation argued for the case to be moved from bankruptcy court to a federal district court.

A judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is currently overseeing the trustee’s lawsuit to recover from the defendants $49.5 million of allegedly ill-gotten profits from the Ponzi scheme.

The bankruptcy judge doesn’t have authority to enter a judgment, five of the defendants said Tuesday in a court filing. They include Khronos Liquid Opportunities Fund Ltd., Prince Resources Ltd., Prince Capital Partners LLC, as well as ...