The feds on Thursday widened their criminal probe of Bernie Madoff, arresting the Ponzi king’s longtime accountant, a member of the arch-schemer’s inner circle, for allegedly cooking the books on the world’s largest investor fraud.
FBI agents arrested Paul Konigsberg at his lawyer’s Manhattan office around 7 am. Konigsberg, 77, of Greenwich, Conn., later pleaded not guilty in Manhattan federal court to a five-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to falsify records and commit fraud.
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