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Updated Madoff.com info

In Helpful Information on December 25, 2008 at 4:05 pm

I suggest you always check http://www.madoff.com – The legal and SIPC information is updated with links.

As of Dec 25th, 2008 this was the home page infomation:

On December 15, 2008, the Honorable Louis L. Stanton, a Federal Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, appointed Irving Picard as Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investments Securities LLC (BMIS) pursuant to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) as set forth in the attached order. LINK

Mr. Picard supersedes Lee S. Richards, the previously appointed Receiver for BMIS and all claims by customers of BMIS will be processed by Mr. Picard as SIPA Trustee.

On December 23, 2008 the bankruptcy court entered an order authorizing the Trustee to mail customer claim packages and other claim information and to publish notice of the SIPA proceeding on or before January 9, 2009. That order also fixed February 20, 2009 as the date for a meeting of creditors. The material that will be sent to customers will include more specific information. Claim filing instructions including information such as the deadline for filing, will be mailed with the forms. An update will be posted to this site once the claim materials have been mailed. In addition, once available, the claim forms and related materials will be available for downloading on this site and at SIPC.ORG.

If you are a customer of BMIS and wish to ensure that the claim materials are mailed to you, please provide your name, street address, and telephone number to
888-727-8695.

Claims will be determined by the Trustee and a written determination of any customer claim will be mailed by the Trustee to the claimant. To be allowed under the Securities Investor Protection Act, a customer claim must be supported by the books and records of BMIS or otherwise established to the satisfaction of the Trustee.

Mr. Richards continues to serve as Receiver for Madoff Securities International Ltd. pursuant to the attached order. LINK

The Trustee Irving Picard has engaged Lazard Frres & Co. LLC to assist in the sale of the trading operations of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

Should you have further questions, please contact the Trustee at the following number: 888-727-8695.

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