Bernie Madoff: Where Is He Now?

Seven years after infamous Ponzi scheme collapsed, Madoff's story to hit small screen.
1:52 | 02/04/16

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Bernie Madoff serving 150 years behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in US history but this evening as a new mini series brings new focus to Madoff. One whistle blower says there are likely other swindlers out there right now and what he says. Bigger than Madoff. Here's ABC's Brian Ross. Tonight Bernard Madoff is in this federal prison in North Carolina. Prisoner 6172705. Floor who once controlled billions of dollars. Now works as a commissary delivery boy for less than a dollar an hour. But as portrayed by Richard Dreyfuss in the ABC movie. Madoff is considered a genius by his fellow criminals for pulling off the biggest financial crime in American history. His former cellmate JD Winfield in for bank robbery and is speaking publicly for the first time today. I think he's glad to be co I think use. He's just you know turn themselves Bruno he was glad for to come to a clues. The movie also depicts how the one person who figured it all out hairy Markel polish and she's. Pius X was ignored by the SEC for years wasn't that obvious that easy to figure out this was a Ponzi scheme. Take about five minutes to note per share that was a Ponzi scheme Markel Paulus now running a private fraud detection justice told ABC news there are more like made. There's still more to networking at three. Multi billion dollar on this game today including one that makah Paula says could prove to be bigger than burn. He made offs. The SEC's and I says it's made reforms since the Madoff scandal. And in that time it's come down against 61 alleged Ponzi schemes and now David when Harry markopoulos calls the SEC list. Listen Brian Ross thanks so much and we sure remind everyone that made off. Airs tonight and tomorrow at 8 PM eastern right here on ABC follow tomorrow night bite ABC news special Madoff after the fall. That's at 10 PM eastern brine thanks.

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