Battling Boeskys

Penniless (he says) and barred from Wall Street, Ivan Boesky pulls a raid on his ex-wife's fortune

He was the man who coined one of the most famous phrases of the 1980s: "Greed is good." Apparently it still is. Last week in a Manhattan courtroom, right next door to the Woody Allen-vs.-Mia Farrow soap opera, Ivan Boesky, 56, out of prison but exiled from Wall Street, began his latest takeover attempt. He is demanding nearly $50 million in alimony from his former wife, Seema Boesky, 50ish, a wealthy heiress in her own right. He claims that he made her "rich beyond her imagination," and that even though some of these riches resulted from his own illegal activities, he...

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