FBI Arrests Two More Madoff Aides

Pair of computer programmers helped hide scheme, feds say
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 13, 2009 9:17 AM CST
Bernie Madoff leaves Federal Court in New York in this March file photo.   (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, file)
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(Newser) – The Bernie Madoff net widens: The FBI has arrested two computer programmers accused of helping hide the massive Ponzi scheme. Jerome O'Hara and George Perez will be in court today on various fraud charges, including falsifying books. They are the third and fourth people arrested in addition to Madoff, who is serving a 150-year sentence, notes Bloomberg.