Henry Kaufman, the former Salomon Brothers economist that some of us remember as Dr. Doom, says he lost several million dollars in the alleged Ponzi scheme. "Fortunately my net worth is higher than it was at the end of last year - after working very hard to achieve that," Kaufman told the WSJ (he's been shorting the S&P 500). Kaufman added that the loss was no more than a couple of percent of his net worth. Also getting slammed, big time, were Kevin Bacon and his wife, Kyra Sedgwick. NY magazine got the confirmation from one of Bacon's people. No details, but is sounds pretty bad.
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