Irving Picard, The Man With the Thankless Job of Pursuing Billions Lost in Madoff Fraud (WSJ)

Devoutly anonymous, Irving Picard, the 69-year-old career bankruptcy attorney unraveling history’s biggest Ponzi scheme, has nonetheless assumed a larger-than-life profile. He has attacked institutions from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. to the New York Mets, and angered some victims of Bernard Madoff in pursuit of the billions lost in the fraud.

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