Marshals Seize Ruth Madoff's Penthouse

She 'left voluntarily': lawyer
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Jul 2, 2009 12:59 PM CDT
The entrance of the building where a $7 million penthouse listed in Ruth Madoff's name and bought in 1984 is shown, March 17, 2009, in New York.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – US Marshals seized Ruth Madoff’s $7 million Manhattan penthouse today after she made a deal to give it up last week, the New York Post reports. Madoff “left voluntarily and in an orderly manner to which all sides agreed,” said her lawyer. “We’re not here to load up (the apartment’s contents) today,” said one marshal. “We are here to officially seize the property.”