Wednesday, January 7, 2009
According to the government's brief, Bernie Madoff sent to his family packages containing 13 watches, 4 diamond brooches, a jade necklace, 2 sets of cufflinks and other jewelry worth at least $1 million. Prosecutors say this violates the terms of a court order and makes Madoff an increased flight risk. Madoff's attorney says it was a mistake. NYTimes, Court Filing Details Items Madoff Sent.