Madoff in prison

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Madoff: I'm a 'Human Piñata'

Thinks he doesn't deserve to die in prison

(Newser) - There are probably at least a few former investors who wish this was literal: Bernie Madoff says the judge in his Ponzi scheme trial made him the "human piñata of Wall Street" when he dished out a 150-year sentence. Madoff tells the New York Times Judge Denny Chin'... More »

Madoff's Skivvies Fetch $200 at Auction

Sale raises $400K to go to victims

(Newser) - It's questionable why anyone would pay $200 for used underwear, but the definition of "collector's item" sank even to that level yesterday as the contents of Bernie Madoff's Palm Beach mansion went on the auction block. “It’s history! It’s the big thing! It’... More »

Madoff Has $9B Secret Stash: Fellow Inmate

Former partner knows where it is, may cut deal

(Newser) - Bernie Madoff has a secret stash, and his partner in crime knows where it is. The Ponzi schemer has told fellow federal prisoners he funneled $9 billion to three people—“I think it was personal friends,” the source tells the New York Post —and he suspects Frank... More »

Prisoner Madoff: 'F*** My Victims'

Ponzi schemer serving 150-year sentence becomes celeb in prison

(Newser) - Bernie Madoff isn't wasting time fretting over the lives he ruined and the fortunes he destroyed. Shortly after he arrived at a federal prison in North Carolina last summer, another inmate was pestering him about the people he had duped, and the Ponzi schemer lost his patience. "Fuck my... More »

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