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Madoff Gets 150 Years in Prison

By JewishJournal.com

June 29, 2009 | 12:41 pm

Photo courtesy U.S. Dept. of Justice

by Jacob Berkman, JTA

Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in jail, the maximum sentence allowed for his crimes.

U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin during Monday’s sentencing... read on

  • The Sentencing of Bernie Madoff

    By JewishJournal.com

    June 29, 2009 | 12:20 pm

    From HuffingtonPost.com:

    Victims who lost millions of dollars in the multibillion-dollar fraud perpetrated by Bernard Madoff described their ruined lives Monday to the judge sentencing the 71-year-old former Nasdaq stock market chairman.

    Madoff, wearing a dark suit, white shirt and a tie, sat and listened as emotional witnesses described how he spoiled their security, and they urged U.S. District Judge Denny Chin to send him to prison for life. Read the full story at HuffingtonPost.com.

  • Can You Say “Chutzpah?”

    By Rob Eshman

    June 24, 2009 | 3:53 pm

    Story just broke that Madoff asked his judge at sentencing for 12 years for committing the LARGEST FRAUD IN HISTORY.

    Madoff’s attorney calls it an “effective life sentence” since Madoff is now 71 years old:

    Bernard Madoff asked a federal judge this week to sentence him to as little... read on

  • Madoff Revealed

    By Susan Freudenheim

    May 13, 2009 | 1:59 pm

    For anyone lost in the Madoff mire, who wants a thorough and gripping backgrounder, Frontline‘s report is a must-see. The show explores how the SEC missed all the warnings, and includes lengthy interviews with “feeder” Michael Bienes as well as some victims.

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  • Madoff’s Secretary Squeals…Sorta [VIDEO]

    By Susan Freudenheim

    May 6, 2009 | 5:38 pm

    Eleanor Squillari, Bernie Madoff’s personal assistant spilled few beans on the Today Show this morning, but she did her best to make it seem like she was.

    “I know that he knew it was all going down,” she said, explaining that after Madoff’s office had been searched and... read on

  • Bernie Madoff’s business auctioned for $25.5 million

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 28, 2009 | 1:33 pm

    Only Bernie Madoff makes $25.5 million look like a bad sell. After swindling multiple billions from people all over the country, the sale of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC for $25.5 million won’t do much to compensate victims of his fraud. Worth only a token of its... read on

  • Madoff the movie

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 24, 2009 | 1:40 pm


    Madoff Insider Interview Edmund Druilhet from edmund druilhet on Vimeo.

    Madoff for cable? The Fundermentalist found this report on The Insider about “casting America’s most hated man.” Not sure why they say the “reviled Wall Street greedmonger who was allegedly behind a $65 billion scam.” Um, he pretty much admitted to it. No, wait. He did. In fact, last month he plead guilty.

  • Madoff Finally Sees Real Returns…on his Mets tickets.

    By Jay Firestone

    April 14, 2009 | 2:16 pm

    It seems not all of Bernie Madoff’s investments have been crippled by inflated promises and nonexistent profit.  His opening day Mets’ tickets earned a 614 percent return, selling for $7500 for the pair.

    From CNBC:

    “Bernie Madoff’s two tickets for Opening Day at the Mets new... read on

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