Madoff Grandkids May Change Name

It's not easy being related to a Ponzi schemer
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 2, 2009 8:57 AM CST
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff leaves court after a bail hearing in New York, Jan. 5, 2009.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – What to do if you’re the innocent grandchild of a Ponzi schemer, feeling the public backlash at your ritzy uptown prep school? Change your name—at least, that’s what the family of Bernie Madoff is considering for his grandkids, the New York Post reports. Good luck, little Madoffs—classmates probably already know who you are.