Irwin Lipkin Sentenced to Six Months in Prison in Madoff Case

From the Wall Street Journal

A judge sentenced the last defendant in the Bernard Madoff case on Wednesday to six months in prison, marking the end of a prosecution that lasted more than six years and dispelled claims by the disgraced financier that he acted alone in pulling off a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors of billions.

Irwin Lipkin, 77, had pleaded guilty in 2012 to helping conceal the fraud from regulators by falsifying records as comptroller of the firm. He is among a total of 15 defendants charged in the case, including Mr. Madoff, who either pleaded guilty or were convicted at trial.

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