Madoff Won't Appeal

Conman resigned to life in prison
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 9, 2009 2:59 PM CDT
Building manager and leasing agent Russell Freeman walks through the empty office space in New York onced used by convicted financier Bernard Madoff Wednesday, July 8, 2009.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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(Newser) – Bernie Madoff will do his time, his lawyer said today. The 71-year-old con man sentenced to 150 years in prison on a slew of fraud charges related to his massive Ponzi scheme won’t file an appeal, Bloomberg reports. “In terms of the appeal, done, over,” Madoff’s attorney Ira Sorkin said today.