Bernie Madoff and the saga of his alleged
multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme continued to dominate the news
of white-collar crime this week, but some other hedge fund
players managed to garner a few headlines.
Convicted Bayou Group fraudster Samuel Israel may have
faded into the background since his incarceration, which
followed a highly publicized manhunt that followed the suicide
he staged in an effort to avoid prison, but girlfriend Debra
Ryan has managed to bring his name back into the spotlight.
Police at the Westchester County jail that Israel now calls
home discovered $300 within the pages of a magazine Ryan sent
Now, on top of the charges she faces for her efforts to help