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Did Bernie Madoff’s Son Mark Commit Suicide?

MARK Madoff was Bernie Madoff’s son. The elder Madoff is doing 150 years bird for a massive swindle.

Mark Madoff was found hanged in his Manhattan apartment. Was it suicide?

(And is Mark Madoff a victim of nominative determinism?)

Spotter: Cheryl, via Fox

Posted: 11th, December 2010 | In: Money | Comment

Bernie Madoff Is Evidence Of Univeral Balance

BERNIE Madoff – This may be proof the universe has to balance.

Accord weighed against discord.

Sinner V Saint.

Banker V Overcharged-Overdraft-Student

Bernard L. Madoff the jailed Wall Street super-swindler was was beaten up in jail over a money row, says The Wall Street Journal.

The Journal, which has three leads on the story, said the 71-year old Madoff was treated for a broken nose, fractured ribs and cuts to his head and face.

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Posted: 18th, March 2010 | In: Money | Comment

FBI Scuppers Plot To Break Bernie Madoff Free From Jail

bmBERNIE Madoff is rumoured to have been the inspiration for an alleged plot to bust him out of Butner Federal Prison in North Carolina.

The plan involved five prisoners kneeling down by a wall. On their backs would kneel four more prisoners. On their backs three prisoners. And two more on their backs. Then Bernie would climb to the top and vault the wall.

Bernie’s absconding would create a vacancy to be filled by someone from the second tier who would duly ascend to the top.

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Posted: 16th, July 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comments (7)

Bernard Madoff Hires Prison Consultant

BERNARD Madoff explains why capitalism will always out – he’s hired a prison consultant:

Bernard Madoff has hired a veteran prison consultant to help him to find the best possible jail in which to serve his 150-year sentence for Wall Street’s biggest fraud.

Payment on approval…

Posted: 4th, July 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)

Nominative Determinism: Mr Penaisbreath

ANORAK’s continuing look at “nominative determinism” – people grow into the name they are given. See the canonisation of Jade Goody. Bernie Madoff (who has an opportunity he’d like to discuss with you). And a letter.

DR GRAB grabs a foot form a child’s brain.

Anurag Dikshit, founder of online gaming site, PartyGaming, has pleaded guilty to illegal internet gambling and will pay $300 million in fines.

The World’s Greatest Doctor Is Dr Atchoo

And we now introduce you to Mr Penaisbreath.

(Click the image and look between Peall and Pearce in this Australian telephone directory?)

Anyone know him – and smelt him?

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Posted: 11th, April 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Bernie Madoff Offers Victims Apology And Opportunity

US financier Bernard Madoff has been jailed after pleading guilty to all 11 charges surrounding an estimated $50bn (£35bn) fraud.

The Wall Street Journal reports Madoff”s words:

“I am actually grateful for this opportunity to publicly comment about my crimes, for which I am deeply sorry and ashamed,” he told U.S. District Judge Denny Chin.

“As the years went by, I realized my risk, and this day would inevitably come,” he said in a steady voice. “I cannot adequately express how sorry I am for my crimes.”

Posted: 12th, March 2009 | In: Money | Comment

Fiddle Mr Bernie: Introducing The Bernie Madoff Doll

INTRODUCING the Bernie Madoff doll and piggy bank.

For an investment of just $99, you get the Madoff doll, and for no extra cost a red-suit, pitchfork and golden hammer.

“A lot of people have been asking about it,” says Graeme Warring of his firm’s Smash-Me Bernie.

Warring’s toy is good but not on the money. And Anorak duly issues its Madoff Doll.

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Posted: 17th, February 2009 | In: Money | Comment

Bernie Madoff Writes

BERNIE Madoff, the man who used his own greed to tap into the greed of his investors, who confessed to stealing $50 billion, resides under house arrest in his $7 million Upper East Side penthouse.

Prosecutors argue that Madoff should have his bail revoked and be sent to jail because – get this – he might not be all that honest and trying to break the law by secreting monies away.

When he’s not, allegedly, writing checks for £173million – prosecutors claim to have found 100 signed checks worth $173 million in Bernard Madoff’s desk – he’s penning letters to his neighbours:

Dear Neighbors,

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Posted: 15th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comments (3)