I just got this in my inbox, got to say at least the scammers are upto date on their news:
From Peter Madoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
date Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 6:43 PM
subject Good Day
I am Peter Madoff, Chief Compliance Officer and also brother to Bernard Madoff, former Chairman of Nasdaq. Just by this I am sure you are familiar with the issues and scandal surrounding my brother. I am in a distressed position hence my mail to you.
A few weeks before everything came to public eye, Bernard and I shipped off some funds to be kept away under my name not expecting anything would go wrong within the particular time frame. However, it did and the funds are now in Europe and it is still under my name without having an opportunity in changing the beneficiary name in fear the Government would get a sniff of it and seize it all.
Under the close scrutiny of the Government, I’m unable to use my name or any sort of identification to retrieve the funds and this is where you come in. A lawyer assigned would prepare documents to change the beneficiary name to yours, as the Government would have no ties linking you to me. It would be done as discreetly as possible. I am ready to part with 35% of the total amount of the funds if you assist me. The amount we’re discussing is USD50 Million. The 35% is compensation for the usage of your name and willingness in your assistance. Should you be interested, kindly send me an email of intent at the following address:- ( [email="email@example.com"]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email] )
So thats where all the billions went.