Ruth Madoff spoke to '60 Minutes' about her husband, Bernard Madoff, who was convicted of one of the biggest financial frauds in history. Ruth Madoff, and son Andrew, said that they didn't know about the $65 billion Ponzi scheme.
Andrew Madoff’s book is expected to discuss his parents’ suicide attempt, how Bernie Madoff confessed his crimes to his family, and the suicide of his brother on the anniversary of their father’s arrest.
Stephanie Madoff Mack, the first member of the family to speak publicly, writes about the day Bernie Madoff told his family about his Ponzi scheme and how she severed ties with her mother-in-law.
The $7.2 billion from the estate of philanthropist Jeffry Picower represents the largest forfeiture in US history. So far, $9.8 billion has been collected on behalf of Bernard Madoff victims – nearly half the $20 billion that investors lost.
Bernard Madoff case: Lawyers for Annette Bongiorno said the onslaught of negative publicity has discouraged supporters from signing a $5 million bond that would win her release on charges she made millions of dollars by helping Madoff conceal his massive financial swindle.