Ruth Madoff Rides Subway

Ponzi schemer's wife blames paps, of all people, for ruining her life
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 25, 2009 10:35 AM CDT
Ruth Madoff get into a waiting SUV after visiting her husband, disgraced financier Bernard Madoff, at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, April 6, 2009 in New York.   (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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(Newser) – Ruth Madoff’s life has hit a new low—literally. It's subterranean: The New York Post spotted her on the subway yesterday, seated directly underneath an ad promoting 99-cent cellphones. The disgraced financier's wife, with gray-streaked hair and distinctly unfashionable attire, was not happy with the photographer, asking, “Are you having fun embarrassing me—and ruining my life?”