Madoff trustee sues SEC lawyer over $1.5m profit - papers

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The family of the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) top lawyer made $1.5m by investing with fraudster Bernard Madoff, according to a trustee for victims of the ponzi scheme.

David Becker, general counsel for the SEC, is being sued by court-appointed trustee Irving Picard, who is seeking to recover assets from the estate of Becker's mother, who died in 2004, the Guardian reports....

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