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Burned in Madoff saga, Shapiros hire a lawyer

Charity, family lost $545m total

Ruth and Carl Shapiro are among the biggest victims of Bernard L. Madoff's alleged $50 billion investment fraud. Ruth and Carl Shapiro are among the biggest victims of Bernard L. Madoff's alleged $50 billion investment fraud.
By Beth Healy
Globe Staff / January 8, 2009

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The family of Carl and Ruth Shapiro, well known for their philanthropy in Boston, has hired a New York lawyer to represent their interests as they reel from financial losses and a sense of personal betrayal in the Bernard L. Madoff scandal. (Full article: 430 words)

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