Madoff fraud rippled around the world

International Herald TribuneDecember 21, 2008 By the end, the world itself was too small to support the vast Ponzi scheme constructed by Bernard Madoff. Initially, he tapped local money pulled in from country clubs and charity dinners, where investors sought him out to plead with him to manage their savings so they could start reaping […]

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French Institute in Athens attacked

International Herald TribuneDecember 20, 2008 Masked youths attacked the French Institute in Athens with firebombs on Friday, while Greek union members and university professors geared up for anti-government rallies outside Parliament. Some windows of the French Institute, a cultural and educational center, were smashed but the interior was not seriously damaged in the attack by […]

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