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Opinion: Why Didn't FINRA Catch Madoff?

Traders Magazine Online News, January 8, 2009

Stephen J. Nelson of The Nelson Law Firm

Press reports have raked the SEC over the coals because of the Madoff scandal. Much has been made over the fact that Shana Madoff is married to a former SEC official, a private matter of no relevance to the issues involved. I submit that this focus is misplaced. Instead, we should be asking, why didn't FINRA catch up to Madoff?

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