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The largest Ponzi scheme in history unraveled 10 years ago — here's how the world reacted

As details were revealed of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme in December 2008, CNBC covered the breaking news, the court proceedings and spoke with the victims of his lies.

Watch the video above to relive the days the famous scam was uncovered.

How can you protect yourself from the next Madoff scandal? Are we safer now than we were then? A special "American Greed" podcast series: "Madoff: Ten Years Later" — explores these questions and more. Subscribe at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you listen.

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