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Scam of the Century -- The Bernard Madoff Scandal

CNBC Features

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  • Bernie Madoff & The $50 Billion Heist Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 4:21 PM ET
    If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Those words take on dramatic resonance since the public unraveling of investment manager Bernard L. Madoff’s "Ponzi scheme." Victims including charities and bold-faced names leaving some with nothing.  On June 29, 2009 Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison.

    If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. Those words take on dramatic resonance since the public unraveling of investment manager Bernard L. Madoff’s alleged Ponzi scheme.

  • A Rogues Gallery of Financial Crime Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008 | 4:30 PM ET
    Accused of running a $50 billion Ponzi sceme, Bernie Madoff may have masterminded the biggest fraud in Wall Street history. But he’s not alone. Over the years, people from CEOS to traders have tried to take advantage of the system. Here are a few of them in past two decades.

    Over the years, people from CEOS to traders have tried to take advantage of the system. Here are some of the notables from the past two decades.

  • Boy Band Mogul: Fame and Fraud Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 12:21 PM ET
    Lou Pearlman, the legendary manager of *NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys, lives a lifestyle of fame, fortune and fraud.  He's the mastermind who scams $500 million from investors!

    Lou Pearlman, the legendary manager of *NSYNC and The Backstreet Boys, lived a lifestyle of fame, fortune and fraud.  He masterminded investor scams totalling $500 million. Learn more.

  • Largest US Bankruptcies Monday, 2 Nov 2009 | 2:02 PM ET
    Lehman Brothers' chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing is the largest in history, dwarfing all others. Take a look at the ten biggest corporate filings in US bankruptcy court, based on pre-bankruptcy assets. >

    Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy protection filing is the largest in history, dwarfing all others. Take a look at the ten biggest corporate filings in US bankruptcy court.

  • Madoff Boat Auction Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 10:28 AM ET
    Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff may have loved the high seas as much as he loved deceiving clients of his firm, Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities. Madoff owned not one, not two, but three boats, including a luxurious 56-foot yacht named "Bull."

    Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff loved the high seas. All his boats were sold at auction by National Liquidators on behalf of the U.S. Marshal's Service. Click to see the images.

  • Madoff Property Auction Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 2:44 PM ET
    From an elegant diamond ring to a 1960 Hofstra class ring. A rare Rolex "Monoblocco" watch to a personalized New York Mets jacket. Luxurious furs to fishing rods. Bernard and Ruth Madoff's personal possessions, seized by the Feds earlier this year, will be auctioned this weekend.Proceeds from the sale will be set aside for victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which unraveled nearly one year ago. Some 200 items up for bid include more than 40 watches, along with numerous bracelets, earrings, cufflin

    Luxurious furs to fishing rods. Bernard and Ruth Madoff's personal possessions, seized by the Feds and auctioned off to benefit victims in 2009.

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