Bernie Madoff dies at 82

The financier, who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died from natural causes in federal prison.
0:30 | 04/14/21

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We have breaking news to that let's go to Amy robot George we have breaking news for our viewers on the West Coast Bernie Madoff the finance here who pleaded guilty to orchestrating. The largest Ponzi scheme in history. Died early this morning in a federal prison made off passed away apparently. From natural causes last year his lawyers filed court papers for his release from prison in the cove in nineteen pandemic. Saying he would suffered from end stage regional disease and other chronic medical conditions. That request was denied. Bernie Madoff was 82 years old.

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