On February 23rd, Reuters reported that the SIPC trustee in the ongoing investigation into Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme has filed a clawback claim against David Becker, the SEC's outgoing general counsel. Becker and his brothers were the executors of their mother's estate, which had an account with Madoff. The account was liquidated in 2005. Clawback Suit. On February 24th, Bloomberg reported that Congressmen have asked the SEC to provide information concerning Becker's role in any SEC examination of Madoff. Letter.