The March 14, 2010 “Asset Search News Roundup” first highlights ex-Detroit councilwoman Monica Conyers and then mentions Madoff Trustee Irving Picard:

*As The Wall Street Journal described at “House Judiciary Chairman’s Wife Sentenced to Prison“and “Lawmaker’s Wife Sentenced to Jail“, ex-councilwoman Monica Conyers was sentenced to 37 months of prison for her public corruption scheme. “Public Corruption Charges Against Two Politically Exposed Persons“, wasthelast time I discussedMs. Conyers.

*Yesterday’s post “Mr. Cook Continues His Incarceration For Civil Contempt”, recounted that Madoff Trustee Irving Picard had pursued forced collection proceedings in multiple jurisdictions.”U.S. judge backs Madoff trustee’s claims method“, recently reported on a separateissue involvingTrustee Picard– a controversy stemming from his valuation of investor’s claims. Trustee Picard’sefforts to recover assets through clawback claims in the Madoff case has also been debated by some.

Copyright 2010 Fred L. Abrams