Madoff Affair: Accused Defend Themselves

People ♦ Published: December 14, 2010; 17:42 ♦ (Vindobona)

The accused Sonja Kohn and Stefan Zapotocky defend themselves vehemently against accusations and allegations. Both are, according to the accusation, part of the Madoff system.

Madoff Affair: Accused Defend Themselves / Picture: © Wikipedia / U.S. Department of Justice

Claims for about $ 19.6bn are made in the lawsuit filed by the insolvency administrator of the Madoff fund, Irving Picard. Addressed are Bank Austria, Bank Medici and its former director, Sonja Kohn. The Vienna prosecutor’s office has been conducting investigations relative to this affair for two years on suspicion of massive commercial fraud.

Kohn is said to have fed the…