Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Arpad Busson May Have Lost $233 Million To Madoff

Up until this week, Swiss/French beefcake financier Arpad Busson was one of the luckiest men in the world. He was previously married to the unbelievably gorgeous supermodel Elle "The Body" Macpherson, and he is presently engaged to unbelievably elegant Uma Thurman. But now he may be out $233 million, thanks to ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. From Thisislondon:

"The fiancé of Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman has lost millions in the Bernard Madoff investment fraud, it was revealed today.

"Arpad Busson has up to ($233.7 million) exposure to Madoff through the EIM group of hedge funds.

"Mr. Busson runs the annual Ark Dinner which raises millions of pounds from hedge fund managers to help children who are victims of abuse, poverty, illness and disability. The $50 billion Wall Street fraud is fast ensnaring celebrities, bankers and smaller investors. Spain's top banking family - the Botins - have also been dragged in as victims of the world's biggest financial scam. Emilio Botin is the architect of Banco Santander, which owns Abbey, Bradford & Bingley and Alliance & Leicester. Santander is now one of the largest victims of the Madoff fraud and could lose up to ($3.2 billion)."

Arpad "Arkie" Busson's consolation is that he is still Elle's ex and Uma's present. Our heart bleeds for the poor chap.

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