"The litigation will take its course and the death of Mark Madoff will not impact that fact," court-appointed lawyer David Sheehan tells The Wall Street Journal of the lawsuits seeking to reclaim some of the billions of dollars that Bernard Madoff, Mark Madoff's father, stole from unsuspecting investors.
State prosecutors from all 50 states are investigating the country's largest banks, to learn whether they have been foreclosing on thousands of Americans improperly.
The banks say they do not seize people's houses without justification. But NPR has uncovered a case that might suggest otherwise. In fact, the homeowner in this case was actually the victim of a scam run by one of the bank's very own employees. But despite that, the bank moved to foreclose anyway.