Ruth Madoff Pays Bernie First Visit in Jail
Ponzi schemer's wife stays silent after Manhattan meeting
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2009 3:05 AM CDT
Ruth Madoff is escorted by private security as she leaves the Metropolitan Correctional Center after visiting her husband, disgraced financier Bernard Madoff, Monday, April 6, 2009 in New York.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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(Newser) – Ruth Madoff visited her husband in his new prison home for the first time yesterday, the New York Post reports. The swindler's wife, accompanied by private security, appeared calm and relaxed after her 20-minute meeting with Bernard Madoff in the Manhattan Correctional Center, although she refused to answer reporters' questions about her husband—or their shared assets.