Sonja Kohn

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Austrian Madoff 'Victim' Actually Accomplice: Lawsuit

Vienna's Sonja Kohn accused of funneling billions into Ponzi scheme

(Newser) - Before the suicide of his son , this was shaping up to be the big Bernie Madoff story of the day: A Vienna banker who once called herself one of the Ponzi scheme's biggest victims may in reality have been Madoff's biggest conspirator. The trustee handling the investigation accuses Sonja Kohn...

Madoff May Have Paid Off Austrian Banker

She's accused of sending him investors' cash, getting kickbacks

(Newser) - The head of Bank Medici is being probed by authorities in the US, the UK, and her native Austria over alleged kickbacks she received from Bernard Madoff, the Wall Street Journal reports. Sonja Kohn is believed to have pocketed $40 million in return for turning three funds she managed into...

Major Austrian Investor Tied to Madoff Vanishes

Bank Medici founder lost $2.1B, may fear jilted investors

(Newser) - Sonja Kohn, the well-known founder of Austria’s Bank Medici, has disappeared from public view, the New York Times reports, after Medici lost investors $2.1 billion in the Bernie Madoff mess. Kohn was a good friend of Madoff’s, and aggressively pushed his wares. She may be hiding out...

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