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Madoff's Beach Home Sells for More Than Asking Price

Montauk manse was on the market for $8.75M

(Newser) - Bernie Madoff's Montauk beach house is off the market, ABC reports. A buyer paid cash "over the asking price" of $8.75 million, say Realtors involved with the deal. The US Marshals Service, which is selling the home to get money back for Madoff's victims, won't divulge the buyer's... More »

For Sale: Madoff's $8.75M Hampton Home

$8.75M home being sold by government to pay restitution

(Newser) - Bernie Madoff’s Montauk beach home could be yours for just $8.75 million. The 3,000-square-foot home will go on the market this week—the first of three being sold by the government to get Madoff’s victims some of their money back, Bloomberg reports. Unfortunately for those investors,... More »

Montauk Monster? Hoax? What Is That Thing?

Witnesses say bizarre-looking creature washed up on shore

(Newser) - It's a monster! Or maybe not. Either way, the blogosphere is afire trying to get to the bottom of the Montauk Monster mystery, reports New York magazine. It seems a very monster-like (but lifeless) creature washed ashore on Montauk near Long Island. It's about the size of a large dog,... More »

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