Jerry Oppenheimer

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Despite Sex and Scandal, Madoff Books Are a Bust

(Newser) - Sex and scandal have not been enough to make major sellers out of books about Bernard Madoff. According to Nielsen BookScan, neither a much-discussed tell-all by alleged ex-mistress Sheryl Weinstein nor a recent wave of biographies about the imprisoned financier have caught on with the public. Weinstein's Madoff's Other Secret,... More »

Madoff Crafty but Dumb: New Book

Pals surprised he pulled Ponzi scheme off

(Newser) - Bernie Madoff was a swindler from a young age—but many acquaintances also considered him “the dumbest man on earth," says an upcoming exposé. Jerry Oppenheimer’s new book, Madoff With the Money, also reveals that the Ponzi schemer skirted 2 years of Army Reserve duty during the... More »

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