Not Pretty: When Capitalists Turn On Each Other

Abby Zimet

When Bernie Madoff went to jail in handcuffs today, leaving behind a $7 million penthouse for what could be a prison term of 150 years – thus rendering the King Of Ponzi Schemes 220 when he gets out – he elicited minimal sympathy from his victims. Doing time is too easy, said one investor who lost more than a million dollars with Madoff.

 "I'd stone him to death," said DeWitt Baker.




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