Madoff Trustee Unveils Client List

The complete list of customers and others who had an interest in the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities firm has now been made public. In a court filing yesterday, the court appointed restructuring firm presented a 163 page document with the names and addresses of Madoff’s customers along with anyone else who may have an interest in the bankruptcy litigation.

We’ve long written that the effects on the world of Jewish philanthropy would again be shaken as the hundreds of smaller, family foundations with no need to announce their losses (to the public) became knows. Here, as you can read in this article from The American Jewish World, in Minneapolis alone, losses were felt by families who combined contributed more than $570,000 to the local community in 2007.

According to AJWNews, “Representatives of the local family foundations…declined to comment… Some requested that their names not appear at all, although private foundation tax filings, which list the names of directors, are public information.”

Here’s the link for the court filing.

update Feb 6th: Here’s a searchable data base of the court records from The Boston Globe.