. Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies in Prison at Age 82 « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Daily Beast – Bernie Madoff, the disgraced Wall Street financier who admitted to carrying out the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, died in prison on Wednesday morning, a Bureau of Prisons spokesperson confirmed to The Daily Beast.

Last year, Madoff complained that he was dying from terminal kidney disease, and asked a judge to grant him an early release. However, the request was denied, and Madoff spent his final days at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina.

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