Refleksi : Pemerintah US mencari uang yang digelapkan oleh Madoff. Bagaimana dengan uang Soeharto yang disembunyikan di sana sini? Apakah pemerintah Indonesia tidak bersedia mencari? Mengapa partai-patai politik dalam kampanye Pemilu ini tidak menyuarakan bahwa kalau mereka menang maka uang Soeharto yang disembunyikan diberbagai pelosok dunia menjadi salah satu prioritas penting bagi mereka untuk disita oleh negara dan dipakai untuk kepentingan rakyat? Apakah tingkah laku partai-partai besar ini dan para petingginya tidak membicarakan masalahnya karena mereka berhutang budi besar kepada Soeharto dan oleh karena itu membisu serta berlagak pilon?
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/16/government-files-notice-seeking-madoff-assets/?hp March 16, 2009, 10:16 am Government Files Notice Seeking Madoff Assets Federal prosecutors filed a notice in federal court on Sunday evening declaring their intent to seek the forfeiture of a wide swath of property owned by Bernard L. Madoff and his wife, Ruth. Listed in the two-page notice are the Madoffs' homes in Manhattan, Montauk, N.Y., Palm Beach, Fla. and the Antibes in France. Prosecutors are also seeking their interests in Cohmad Securities, a securities firm under investigation by the state of Massachusetts, and a Wachovia bank account in Ruth Madoff's name holding more than $17 million. Other items sought by prosecutors include yachts, all bearing names ending in "Bull"; four cars; silverware; and a Steinway piano. (Read the notice after the jump.) The notice follows Mr. Madoff's guilty plea last week in the biggest securities fraud scheme in corporate history. Most of the information on the Madoffs' property was made public on Friday by lawyers for Mr. Madoff. The Madoffs' net worth was valued at more than $823 million at the end of 2008, according to a filing in a civil lawsuit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Some of the property, such as the boats, is registered in Ruth Madoff's name. She has not been charged with a crime and had no formal association with her husband's business. But some of her actions - notably the withdrawal of $15.5 million from Cohmad days before her husband's arrest and the mailing of more than $1 million of jewelry and watches - have brought harsh scrutiny.