"....we took bets around the office. Rufus won; he said it would take ages and he was right."
-- an anonymous source at the Improper Use of Magic Office interviewed by the Daily Prophet (DP2)
Nephew of Cornelius Fudge and employee of the Ministry of Magic
Fudge (Engl) = to cheat or behave dishonestly; to fail to fulfill a promise or obligation.
Although the date printed on the Daily Prophet Newsletter DP2 is 8 February 1999, the timeframe for that event is 1992-1993.