Bernard Madoff

Bernard "Bernie" Lawrence Madoff is an American former stockbroker, investment advisor, financier, and admitted fraudster. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the confessed operator of the largest Ponzi scheme in world history, and the largest financial fraud in U.S. history. Prosecutors estimated the size of the fraud to be $64.8 billion, based on... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Bernard Lawrence Madoff, Apr 29, 1938, New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Alma mater:  Hofstra University
  • Occupation:  Stock broker, investment adviser, financier
  • Employer:  Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities
  • Known for:  Being the chairman of NASDAQ and the Madoff Investment scandal
  • Criminal charge:  Securities fraud, investment advisor fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, false statements, perjury, making false filings with the SEC, theft from an employee benefit plan
  • Criminal penalty:  150 years imprisonment and forfeiture of $17.179 billion
  • Criminal status:  Incarcerated at Butner Federal Correctional Institution, FBP Register #61727-054, Release: November 14, 2139
  • Children:  Mark Madoff (1964–2010), Andrew Madoff (1966–2014)
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