Bernie Madoff

A renowned (now notorious) stockbroker & financial advisor in Wall Street. Founded Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC. Cheated ~ 65 billion from investors in a Ponzi scheme. One of the largest fraud ever executed worldwide. https://azjewishpost.com/2016/growing-up-madoff-raising-a-family-with-a-notorious-name/

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1 Prof. Rick Antle: Where Did Madoff’s Money Go?

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The Oscar-winning actor plays Ponzi scheme mastermind Bernie Madoff in the new ABC miniseries.
 
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2 Bernie Madoff: The Greatest Con in History

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25 jun. 2019

 

Source/Further reading:

Andrew Kitrzman: Betrayal: The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff
Diana B. Henriques: The Wizard of Lies
Colleen P. Eren: Bernie Madoff and the Crisis

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Svara Horejsi
Correction: The Greatest Con in History Who Got Caught.
Rose Flowers
It is unfortunate no one from the SEC was held accountable for not following up on information they received years before Bernie’s arrest, it could save more money from being lost.
Archi Teuthis
I mean, the guy is definitely a criminal and I’m glad he’s in prison, but I think its a shame that someone stealing from rich people gets 150 years in prison while someone who steals from poor people gets a raise
Pipi Ramirez
> starts scheme on 1991 > Starts donating to politicians in 1991 COINCIDENCE?
RazorBeak
I remember a NYT article where they interviewed Markopolos after Madoff’s arrest. When asked if the SEC was asleep at the wheel, he said: “They weren’t asleep at the wheel; they were comatose. They wouldn’t respond to heat or light, much less any sign of wrongdoing.”
fjhforever
Poor Harry Markopolos. Even when he’s mentioned his name is spelt wrong. He ended up writing an entire book called “No One Would Listen”.
 

3 ‘Madoff’ Stars Richard Dreyfuss, Blythe Danner on Preparing for Roles

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3 feb. 2016

New ABC mini-series explores how Bernie Madoff defrauded thousands of investors in a $64 billion Ponzi scheme.

4 Conversations with Richard Dreyfuss of MADOFF

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20 jun. 2016


Q&A with Richard Dreyfuss of MADOFF. Moderated by Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood.

Get a look into the mind of the man who pulled off one of the greatest cons in history in the primetime miniseries “Madoff,” airing on the ABC Television Network. Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss stars as Bernie Madoff, with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner as his wife, Ruth. “Madoff” follows the prodigious rise and abrupt demise of the former investment advisor and the subsequent fallout with his family, associates and investors.

Madoff’s Ponzi scheme is considered to be the largest financial scam in United States history, but the impact was global. Losing billions of dollars for clients worldwide, including philanthropic foundations, celebrities, and retirement portfolios, the story of the fall of three-time NASDAQ Chair Bernie Madoff dominated headlinesin 2008-2009. The miniseries explores the complicated family dynamics within the Madoff clan and exposes the motivations and mechanics behind the monumental fraud.

“Madoff” also stars Tom Lipinski as Mark Madoff, Danny Defarrari as Andrew Madoff, Peter Scolari as Peter Madoff, Erin Cummings as Eleanor Squillari, Michael Rispoli as Frank DiPascali, Frank Whaley as Harry Markopolos. The miniseries also features Charles Grodin and Lewis Black.

“Madoff” is inspired by ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross’ reporting from his book “The Madoff Chronicles” and additional reporting on the topic. “Madoff” is produced by Lincoln Square Productions in association with ABC Entertainment. Linda Berman and Joe Pichirallo executive produce. “Madoff” is directed by Raymond De Felitta and written by Ben Robbins.

5 Bernie Madoff Case Analysis | Mental Health & Personality | What is a Ponzi Scheme?

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2 mei 2020

This video answers the questions: Can I analyze the Bernie Madoff case? What are the mental health and personality factors at work in this case? What is a Ponzi Scheme? Support Dr. Grande on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/drgrande

Bernie made off was an investment advisor and market maker who operated the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the fraud took place over the course 20 to 40 years and cost investors between 10 and 20 billion dollars.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: Author.

Henriques, D. B. (2018). A Case Study of a Con Man: Bernie Madoff and the Timeless Lessons of History’s Biggest Ponzi Scheme. Social Research, 85(4), 745–766.

6 The Bernie Madoff Personality by Diana Henriques

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30 mrt. 2012

Diana B. Henriques is an American financial journalist and author working in New York City. Since 1989, she has been a reporter on the staff of The New York Times working on staff until December 2011 and under contract as a contributing writer thereafter.
 
Victoria Corcoran
Great presentation…Bernie used the greatest tactic in the world of sales called the takeaway…convince them it is not for them as it is exclusive, or they can’t afford it and bam they want in. Timeshare training 101 !
Hazels88
Very entertaining on a serious subject. Some lessons learned about guile, marketing and emotional manipulation and the power of covert charm. Sad for many who lost money.
Stefan Kurlak
For some reason society likes to blame one person yet as we see there were many others involved
Pamela Bergner
very true (ponzi schemes explploit the trust relationship)

7 The Early Show – Ruth Madoff: Bernie should hear this interview

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31 okt. 2011

“60 Minutes” correspondent Morley Safer sat down with the wife of Bernie Madoff and his son. “The Early Show” has more from their revealing interview. Then, Erica Hill and Jeff Glor talk to Diana Henriques, a New York Times senior financial writer and author of a book about the Madoff scandal, “The Wizard of Lies.”

8 Bernie Madoff leaves behind checkered past in Palm Beach

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15 apr. 2021

Bernie Madoff died in prison Wednesday at the age of 82 while serving a 150-year sentence for running a Ponzi scheme that stole more than $17 billion from investors. However, his crimes still resonates in Palm Beach.
 
Mag neto
Greedy people lost their money.
Street Cat
Life’s a gamble and those “investors” LOST .
poosnip
Greed! Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Patricia Jones
$40,000,000 and you want more? That’s American greed for you! Madoff took advantage of the greedy!

9 Millionaire Forced to Clean Houses After Falling Victim to Bernie Madoff

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11 dec. 2018

Ten years ago this month, New York investor Bernard Madoff was arrested and accused of masterminding a Ponzi scheme which saw him take millions of dollars from wealthy clients. One of his clients, Maureen Ebel, invested more than $5 million with him and lost her entire life savings. Ebel, who was used to living a comfortable life with homes in Florida and Pennsylvania, turned to cleaning houses to keep her head above water. #InsideEdition
 
S Richey444
I’ll never understand why people would invest ALL of their savings. smh
Amie Roberts
I literally feel so bad for her, money inherited or not it was hers.
Karl Wakim
I understand it’s not her fault. But investing all your life savings through one single firm is not a great idea.
OFFONE
From millionaire to house cleaner, sad how life can just kick you down.
Eric Fortune
A widowed millionaire was an easy target for him, apparently her husband handled all of the finances and I doubt that he would’ve done something so risky. But I do admire her drive and willingness to live and not do the unthinkable.

10 2011: The Madoff family speaks to 60 Minutes

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4 nov. 2021

In October 2011, 60 Minutes interviewed Bernard Madoff’s wife Ruth and son Andrew in their first television interview following his arrest.
 
“60 Minutes” is the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news, the broadcast began in 1968 and is still a hit, over 50 seasons later, regularly making Nielsen’s Top 10.
 
Cris
I feel so sorry for the family. I don’t know how a father could hurt his family so bad. Greed is satanic a act.
Collin Samatas
This is just so incredibly sad. Ruined lives and victims everywhere…So many people lost so much.
Edward Samuel
I really believe his son and the mother’s testimony. It was so tragic. Life was so cruel to the family. How Madoff could lose so much money is unbelievable. No wonder the other son committed suicide.
Christopher Daly
Intense! Andrew and Ruth M. come off as credible. You can feel Andrew’s searing rage against his father.
hodell82
What an unbelievably sad story. I think that Madoff’s wife and two sons were completely innocent and unaware of Madoff’s crimes. And especially sad for Ruth Madoff – both her sons are gone now and she has nothing to show for a life completely destroyed by one man.
Dk
I have no sympathy for the Patriarch of this family, but Ruth’s thinking, my pop worked the same job for 30 years and took care of the family bills, and I know my mom has zero clue what the internet bill costs per month and what exactly he did at his job. The reporter saying “people can’t believe”, I can absolutely believe their story. When the family patriarch can be described as a bully, you learn to only ask what you absolutely need to know about.
McCormicks Hidden Homestead
Serial killers live double lives. Plenty of people never know about their spouses crime. It’s not hard to believe they didn’t know.
Starfish21
Madoff destroyed his whole family. So sad.

11 Bernie Madoff, architect of the nation’s biggest investment fraud, dies at 82

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14 apr. 2021


Bernard Madoff, architect of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of clients of as much as $65 billion, has died, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. He was 82. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi

Bernard Madoff, mastermind of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of clients of as much as $65 billion, died Wednesday. He was 82.

His death at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, was confirmed by the federal Bureau of Prisons.

Madoff died apparently from natural causes, the AP reported earlier, citing an unidentified person familiar with the matter. He would have turned 83 on April 29.

Madoff was serving a 150-year sentence at the prison, where he had been treated for what his attorney called terminal kidney disease. His request for compassionate release from prison was denied in June.

He pleaded guilty in 2009 to a scheme that investigators said started in the early 1970s and defrauded as many as 37,000 people in 136 countries over four decades by the time Madoff was busted on Dec. 11, 2008 — after his two sons turned him in. Victims included the famous — director Steven Spielberg, actor Kevin Bacon, former New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon, Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Weisel — and ordinary investors, like Burt Ross, who lost $5 million in the scheme.

Madoff insisted the fraud did not begin until the early 1990s, when, he said, “the market stalled due to the onset of the recession and the Gulf War.”

In a 2013 email to CNBC from prison, Madoff claimed the break in the market that started the Great Recession led to his scam.

“I thought this would be only a short-term trade which could be made up once the market became receptive,” he wrote. “The rest is my tragic history of never being able to recover.”

In fact, investigators said, Madoff did not execute a single trade for his advisory clients for years. Rather than employing a so-called split-strike conversion strategy as he claimed, he simply deposited investors’ funds in a Chase bank account, paying off new customers with funds from earlier customers — a classic pyramid scheme — and providing his clients with falsified account statement. The investment “returns” shown on those statements — some $50 billion in all — were pure fiction.

The scandal at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities shattered investor confidence, which was already damaged by the financial crisis. And it led to sweeping changes at the Securities and Exchange Commission, which missed the fraud for years despite repeated warnings, including from independent investigator Harry Markopolos, who set out to analyze Madoff’s improbable returns and pronounced them fraudulent as early as 2000.

A subsequent investigation by the agency’s inspector general, H. David Kotz, found that rather than following up on clear evidence of fraud, SEC enforcement staffers decided to take Madoff’s word that his operation was legitimate.

“When Madoff provided evasive or contradictory answers to important questions in testimony, they simply accepted as plausible his explanations,” Kotz wrote.

In early 2020, Madoff asked a judge to release him from prison, saying he was in the end stages of kidney disease and was too old for a transplant.

“You know there hasn’t been a day in prison that I haven’t felt the guilt for the pain I caused on the victims and for my family,” he told The Washington Post at the time. He said his goal was to explain his actions to his grandchildren.

“You know I lost both my sons, and my wife is not really well. So it’s horrible,” he told the Post. “I was very close with my family. I made a terrible mistake. And you know I suffer with it. I’ll suffer with it when I get out.”

12 Diana Henriques Interview


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4 aug. 2009

Diana Henriques, senior financial writer for The New York Times, discusses her experiences covering Bernard Madoff and offers tips for business journalists.

13 Diana Henriques – Lessons of the Bernie Madoff Scandal

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19 mrt. 2012

Recorded at the Center For Inquiry, Indiana, March 18, 2012. Diana B. Henriques, an award-winning financial journalist, is the author of The Wizard of Lies, a New York Times bestseller about the Bernie Madoff scandal, and three other books on business history. As a writer for The New York Times, she has largely specialized in investigative reporting on white-collar crime, market regulation and corporate governance. 
 
Ms. Henriques was a member of a reporting team that was named a Pulitzer finalist in 2003 for its coverage of the aftermath of the Enron scandals. She was also a member of a team that won a 1999 Gerald Loeb Award for covering the near-collapse of Long Term Capital Management, a hedge fund whose troubles rocked the financial markets in September 1998.
 
Steve Lim
The jocularity with which she enumerates serious lessons from a sad episode of human deceit and failure of trust is alarming. She spoke disparagingly of Harry Markopolos the whistleblower who should be thanked more than anyone, but spoke more compassionately about Madoff and his family. I’m not accusing, just curious. I’ll just buy her book to see what I can find.
Joseph Stokes
Ten times longer than it needed to be! Thanks for the info and best of luck!!
Brenda Shepard
Excellent speaker. I recommend all individuals to listen to Diana Henriques with your undivided attention, and acknowledge her message.
Larry Rouse
For those below lionizing Markopolos as the hero of this story, ask yourself this, what did he actually accomplish? The answer is: Before Madoff was arrested, he didn’t accomplish anything. As Ms. Henriques points out, he kept reporting him to the SEC, which has no power to file criminal charges against anyone. All they can do is file civil actions. When the SEC did nothing, what did he do? He reported him to the SEC again, and again, and again, over a period of years, and still, no action was taken, so he didn’t go any further. Meanwhile, more people became victims of this scam. Madoff’s sons reported him to the FBI and Madoff was arrested the next day. I’m not saying they were heroes either, but the scheme was over at that point. Why did he keep trying to get the SEC to take action? Why didn’t Markopolos go to the FBI to try to put an end to the fraud before more people got hurt? If you read his letters to the SEC, I think the answer is clear. In his letters, he states that he believed Madoff was either front running or it was a Ponzi scheme. He’s upfront about his belief that it was most likely a Ponzi Scheme, but he talks about the remote possibility of front-running or some other form of insider trading too. Harry Markopolos stood to collect a lot of money if it was a regulatory violation under the SEC’s jurisdiction, but he was entitled to nothing if it was a criminal violation under the FBI’s jurisdiction, so he kept pinging on the SEC. Once the FBI got involved the door to his collecting any reward was closed. If you watch his testimony before Congress and really listen to the questions he is asked and what he is saying, something else becomes clear. He was not testifying against Bernie Madoff. Bernie Madoff was not even the subject of the hearings. The SEC was the subject of the hearings and Markopolos was testifying against them. Maybe I think of things differently than most, but I don’t see anything heroic in taking an action that doesn’t work, and repeating that action over and over again when there are other avenues available that will work, and all the while standing by as innocent people are losing their life’s savings. Markopolos wrote his famous letter “The World’s Largest Hedge Fund is a Fraud” in November of 2005 and Madoff was arrested in December of 2008. He allowed the scheme to go on for another three years without contacting the FBI.
jason Jones
She’s making Ruth sound like a victim. I find it very hard believe Ruth didn’t have some kind of idea of what her husband was up to. Even mob wives know their husbands aren’t on the up and up.
judy blye
Excellent discussion. I look forward to reading the book.
Myshadow
I love how she talks shit about the whistleblower who was on this case for years. The man is honest and understands the widespread corruption on wall street.
Anna Warner
I do not appreciate the way how she talks about Harry Markopolis. “It tells Harry did not know anything about Ponzi schemes”. She is full of crap. At the smae time she feels sorry for Madoff? and his family? And emphases that she is a friend with him and she sees him in prison?
Steven Embree
I love Bernie because he took Hebrews s well as Goyes

14 Madoff’s NYC Penthouse

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9 sep. 2009

A Deputy U.S. Marshall offers a tour inside and out of Bernie Madoff’s penthouse suite in New York City prior to auction.
 
 

15 Bernie Madoff: the biggest Ponzi scheme in Wall Street history

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In première gegaan op 3 nov. 2020

 

By 2007, the most massive financial fraud of modern history had been going on for decades. Billions of dollars had been flowing to a unique firm in Wall Street, where investors of all classes and worldwide trusted their money.

That elite fund was ultimately managed by one of the world’s most notorious conmen: Bernard L. Madoff, a businessman from Queens, New York. But then came the U.S. housing market crash and made the perfect storm in 2008. Only then, the massive fraud that Madoff had built couldn’t be sustained longer and crumbled.

A $64 billion disaster that left immeasurable tragedy for thousands of victims, orchestrated by a Wall Street sociopath who is serving a hundred and fifty years sentence in jail.

#startups #Slidebean #ponzi

0:00 – Intro
1:15 – Bernie Madoff: The Sociopath
2:39 – Bernie Madoff: The largest Ponzi fraud in history
5:23 – Bernie Madoff: A long road to justice
8:01 – Bernie Madoff: A Shakespearean tragedy

Read the video transcription + sources: https://slidebean.com/blog/startups-b…

Scott Waggoner
Nice to see November is bringing Company Forensics back to its roots. It was weird to see videos supposedly about the death of Quibi (that stopped short of the death of Quibi) and how Microsoft saved Apple (that wasn’t about that, and since has been retitled about the time Apple lost 708 million; also not what the video is about). It helps so much to have a core story in mind from the start, instead of trying to define the story after its been told.
Dylan .T
Such a crazy story hard to believe few people saw through his scheme
Praveen Sagar
Hello.. I love your videos. Very useful information. I have a request, could you do a video on the exact difference between Direct Sales, Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme? Thank you in advance.
SirTerrorizer
The sooner people learn “If it seem to good to be true, it’s probably is” the better
professormancaptain
“Moral insanity” was literally the term used in our society before we used sociopathy. (I think in the 1930s? It’s easily found info)
 
nesfan8
How did Madoff manage to set up and maintain this whole operation alone, and how did nobody working for him ever noticed anything ?
Infected_Chris
In September 2020, this was a court decision related, “Innocent Madoff investors must pay back profits, court rules”

16 JPMorgan settles for $2.6 billion fine over Madoff fallout

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8 jan. 2014

JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay a record-breaking $2.6 billion fine to settle criminal charges related to the Bernie Madoff fraud case. Authorities charged the bank had turned a blind eye to Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme. Jeffrey Brown gets more detail from Patricia Hurtado of Bloomberg News.

17 The Pyramid Scheme that Collapsed a Nation

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13 okt. 2018

Watching people get sucked into a pyramid scheme is one of the most frustrating parts of long-term friendships.
 
Today marks our final video about America, er, I mean Albania. Both, I suppose. New season starts next Saturday.
 
We intend to change things up a little bit. Experiment with the videos. Maybe you’ll hate it. I have no idea.
 
Either way, next up: Home sweet home.
 
Tony Stark
As an Albanian, I could tell you that social consequences of this scheme are felt even today, after 23 years. Very high quality video. Keep it up Rare Earth
Sezan Borshi
I’m Albanian and I would like to thank the channel for this incredibly insightful and accurate synthesis of what actually happened in Albania during it’s early years of “democracy” implementation. Your analysis is by far the most accurate I’ve ever heard or seen and it’s saddening how the vast majority of Albanians, still to this day (almost 30 years now) do not realize that this is what actually took place. We’re still out there chanting for the red party and the blue party and you name it, and do not yet understand the fact that the people (or their descendants) who brought ruin to the country are still running the parties that we’re voting for. It’s painful to see that it takes a foreigner, to beautifully point out what happened in your country, because we as a nation are unable to wrap our heads around it, even after almost 30 years. Thanks again to the channel!!
Daegog The Wyrdmake
Pyramid schemes are great, as long as you are the one that started it and have a get out of town strategy.
TheLalalalani
Rare Earth sounds like the name of an essential oil pyramid scheme
Joshua Fitzgerald
This was actually a masterpiece of Youtube, I was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of this production, akin to a well funded comprehensive documentary on the topic from a reputable source. Well done Rare Earth!
 
IVAeroVI
My friends dad was a pilot for Vefa (one of the biggest pyramid schemes in Albania), and I remember him telling me how they would fill the plane to the top. BAGS full of cash. The people were uneducated. They had never experienced something like pyramid schemes or even free market for that. It hit the rural areas and farmers the hardest. People sold their houses and everything for a chance out of poverty. P.S.A For everyone asking how it worked you were promised an advance on any investment ( For Example: you put in 100$ get back 1000$). And some people actually won my mom put in 300$ and won a couple thousand. Luckily she never did it again. Some weren’t as lucky and didn’t win. Politicians and the government endorsed these schemes so many people got finessed.

18 Bernie Madoff – His Life And Crimes (CNBC Documentaries – Part 1)

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14 apr. 2021

At the height of the Great Recession, Bernie Madoff confessed to running the biggest Ponzi scheme in history – a $65 billion fraud that left thousands of victims financially shattered. Madoff’s crimes went undetected for years, raising doubts about the government’s ability to protect investors. Andrew Ross Sorkin looks back at how Madoff made it to the pinnacle of the financial world, the unraveling of his scheme, and the fallout for his victims, Wall Street institutions and his family.

19 Climb aboard Bernie Madoff’s yachts

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1 dec. 2009

What does disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s 55-foot Rybovich look like below deck? Soundings senior writer Jim Flannery got a chance to step aboard the 1969 sportfisherman and two other Madoff boats the day before they were sold last week at auction. Read the full story at SoundingsOnline.com: http://www.soundingsonline.com/news/d…

20 Bernie Madoff: His Life And Crimes (CNBC Documentaries – Part 2) | CNBC Prime

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14 apr. 2021

At the height of the Great Recession, Bernie Madoff confessed to running the biggest Ponzi scheme in history – a $65 billion fraud that left thousands of victims financially shattered. Madoff’s crimes went undetected for years, raising doubts about the government’s ability to protect investors. Andrew Ross Sorkin looks back at how Madoff made it to the pinnacle of the financial world, the unraveling of his scheme, and the fallout for his victims, Wall Street institutions, and his family. Watch the full documentary TONIGHT at 8P ET on CNBC!
 
Juan Antonio Quiroz
Criminals like Bernie don’t “just” do things. It was a calculated guilty plea. The system (people, coorporations, etc..) that allowed this all to happen still runs rampant.
Dan Woods
Craziest part of this story is that he was an innovator. He was the first broker to use computers for buying and selling large amounts of securities instantly. Largest expense when he started his firm was buying the computer. He could have traded huge amounts of securities legitimately, and died a billionaire..

Betrayal : The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff

Paperback English
By (author) Andrew Kirtzman

It was an inconceivable deception: over $65 billion stolen in the world’s largest Ponzi scheme. With new and revealing interviews with those who worked closest to him and his family, “Betrayal” is an in-depth, penetrating look at the man who perpetrated history’s most notorious financial crime. Despite the crush of media attention on Madoff’s scam, little is known about Madoff himself. What could lead a seemingly good man to ruin the lives of everyone who ever cared about him? What caused Bernie Madoff to commit an unspeakable act of betrayal, bankrupting his family, his friends, his mentors, and thousands of investors who depended upon him for their livelihoods? 

“Betrayal: The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff” is about the man who realised that he could have everything he wanted if he simply lied to the people who trusted him the most. Author Andrew Kirtzman tracked down more than a hundred people from Madoff’s past, poured over thousands of pages of court records; private e-mails; phone-conversation transcripts; and, census, military, and immigration records. The result is a fascinating story about the rise of a deeply immoral man.

21 Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victim Kills Himself By Leaping from Building

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28 mrt. 2017

A hedge fund executive who lost billions to notorious Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff jumped to his death Monday in an apparent suicide at a New York City hotel. Charles Murphy apparently jumped to his death shortly after 5 p.m. at the luxurious Sofitel Hotel in midtown Manhattan. Murphy’s death is a sobering reminder that despite Madoff’s 2009 conviction and 150-year prison sentence, the impact of his crimes is still reverberating in the financial world.
 
David Manigo
Sometimes I get depressed due to my low income. I live check to check and I have never made so much money that I had to “invest it”. So I can’t imagine the shock he went through losing all that money. There’s no advice I have at all. But I will never, EVER recommend suicide.
Linda V
this man also invested OTHER people’s money that was lost. Including some groups that care for disadvantaged children. The sorrow he felt for those and his family surely lead to this. How can someone live knowing they hurt THOUSANDS of innocent people?
kaia
There’s a point where you need to come to terms that money should not be the reason you take your life.
Jonathan Emslander
I feel so bad for them! Just 1 million would be nice
James H
Tragic. It seems if you’re a hedge fund guy, you’d be able to make more money. It’s astounding that people had so much tied up into one person. Never give life savings all to one person. It’s happened to many people and it’s always a bad idea, even if it’s your best friend.
Vote4cake
Looking back after 8 years, that push at 0:03 would be inconceivable to do in today’s society.
James Webb Jr
You own a $50 million dollar home and unwilling to take less for it, even if the guy got $25 million that is more than enough to live off for the rest of your life. The guy clearly could not take living a non-pampered life the way 99% of Americans in this country live and do not take their own lives.

Emmy award-winning journalist Andrew Kirtzman, explores “The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff” in Betrayal—an in-depth, personal look at the architect of the biggest financial fraud in history. The New York Times calls Betrayal, “a novelistic, you-are-there sort of narrative,” and the shocking story of the King of the Swindlers—and his hundreds of celebrity and corporation victims, and the everyday people who tragically invested their life savings with him—does indeed read like a page-turning thriller. But it’s all amazingly, disturbingly true

22 Bernie Madoff: American Greed’s Biggest Cons

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3 aug. 2020

Catch new facts, new updates, and new reporting on next week’s episode of “American Greed: Biggest Cons,” Monday at 10P ET on CNBC.
 
Jay Casiano
I have a hard time those so smart lawyers at SEC could not see what this guy was doing all these years
WINSKY
He died disgraced, imprisoned and alone in prison. He makes $170/month and caused the destruction of his family and the suicide of his son. What a tragedy for everyone involved, the investors, the family. Honesty is everything.
Vahan Nisanian
He deserves no compassion. He had zero when he was intentionally defrauding his victims.

23 [VIDEO] PERSONAL TOUR INSIDE SWINDLER BERNIE MADOFF’S MANSION – PETER THORNE (9.1.09)

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13 apr. 2011

(9.1.09) Bernie Madoff was living large on Long Island.
Picture MTV Cribs Wall Street style.
In this story we ‘steal a look’ inside the home of the man who stole billions.
Your own personal tour of Bernie Madoff’s Montauk mansion.
See first hand how some of those billions got spent.

We live in a society where a seventeen-year-old kid who robs a 7-Eleven of three hundred dollars goes to jail in a police van, while a thirty-four-year-old Wall Street banker who steals $1 billion from customers goes to Greenwich in his limousine.


A striking example of this state of injustice is the story of the illicit collaboration between Bernie Madoff and JPMorgan Chase. JPMadoff,written by the lawyers who represent 1,600 of the customers robbed by Bernie Madoff, offers a thoroughly documented account of the illegal conduct of the officers of JPMorgan Chase who watched, for years, as Madoff committed financial crimes. Why? Because they had the free use of Madoff’s billions of dollars of deposits. But this was not the only crime committed by officers of JPMorgan Chase. As the books lays out, JPMorgan Chase has become, like the Mafia, an institution that derives a substantial portion of its profits by violating the law.


Fans of Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren, Pam Martens and Matt Taibbi will appreciate this factual exposition of the long-standing corruption and criminal activity deep inside the institution of JPMorgan Chase and the utter failure of the Obama administration to prosecute criminal bankers.

24 Bernie Madoff Conspiracy Theory

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25 apr. 2016

Helen Davis Chaitman speaks about book “JP Madoff,” which posits the theory that JP Morgan and the government were complicit in Bernie Madoff’s swindle.

25 Madoff Family Speaks Out on Ponzi Scheme Scandal

 

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1 nov. 2011

Read transcript: http://to.pbs.org/rHYLC4 
 
Nearly three years after the Bernie Madoff scandal erupted, wife Ruth Madoff and son Andrew are telling their side of the story. Gwen Ifill and author Diana Henriques take a deeper look into the Madoff family.

26 Bernie Madoff Whistleblower Flags Next Big Financial Scandals (w/ Raoul Pal and Harry Markopolos)

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24 okt. 2020

Harry Markopolos is the former derivatives professional turned independent financial fraud investigator who uncovered the $65 billion Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme, only to be ignored by the SEC for over nine years. A vocal critic of the US regulator, Harry now has the audit world and insurance industry in his sights as the next big financial frauds yet to come to light.

27 Episode 1: Sins of A Father | Bernie Madoff Scandal | Full Episode

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17 feb. 2021

Bernie Madoff is young and broke. And he’s hungry for a big paycheck. So he sets out for Wall Street. But a market crash forces him to make a difficult decision, one that will haunt him for years.
 
Series Description: Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.
 
 
Valerie Michel
Thank you for this, I found the other episodes on Spotify. Very well done.
Carolyn Rockoff
This scam continues to be interesting.
 
Mizelei2012
Listened to all 4 parts on spotify. Very well done. Your voice is like butter to my ears.
 
 
 
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Marufio M
Before Madoff became a criminal he wanted to be something more than what he was you have to take note of that.
 
 
 
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Lindsay Ware
the irony of him getting all buzzed on tEchNolOgY and quitting law school only to end up having to use super outdated computers and printers to maintain his scam long-term.
 
 
 
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Burth Romanski
All Greed !!! Greed is a Sin !
 
 
 
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ZingsVideos
How does the narrator know Madoff’s inner thoughts?
 
 
 
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Glenn P
Gave you the like, very interested surprised it doesn’t have more hits. Where exactly is the part 2 and or more?
 
 
 
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Ron
Well done
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jason Hernandez
Bernie my man ,hero , confidante, role model, savior, best friend and no less my father figure.lololololo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aasma Aslam
Awesome, Where is part 2?
Med Dem
Is there a part 2?
YVES RENEE SYVERAIN
When was Bernie madoff ´s funerals ? Was he cremated ?

Episode 2: The Numbers Always Rise | Bernie Madoff Scandal | Full Episode

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18 mrt. 2022

A financial analyst raises red flags about Bernie Madoff’s record. Madoff faces an investigation from the SEC.
 
Series Description: Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.
 
Alexander Petrenko
Overall this series is expertly yet simply explained. We’re in a new age of scams – – and they’re probably not the scams you think. Stay vigilant.
Minouche Jean
Mann when I tell u I love this channel

Episode 3: Collapse | Bernie Madoff Scandal | Full Episode

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19 mrt. 2022

The U.S. economy begins to fall apart. So Bernie Madoff takes a risk, and makes a fateful decision about his Ponzi scheme.
 
Series Description: Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.
 
 

Episode 4: Never Trust A Con Artist | Bernie Madoff Scandal | Full Episode

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19 mrt. 2022

Bernie Madoff conned some of the smartest people in the world, from savvy investors to famous artists. All the while, he deceived government regulators. So how did he fool so many people, and for so long? Diana Henriques is a journalist and author who’s written extensively about Madoff. In this interview, she describes what made him such a successful con man. And she warns about the possibility of another Bernie Madoff.
 
Series Description: Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

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28 Mother Leaves Her Kid Behind

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3 sep. 2018

This car can only hold 3 kids, and she has 4. Which one will she choose to leave behind? 10/10
 
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