About the Show
He was the mastermind of the biggest Ponzi scheme in American History. He stole billions of dollars from unsuspecting clients. Lives were shattered and fortunes ruined. After confessing to his crimes, Bernie Madoff received the maximum sentence: 150 years in prison.
With exclusive interviews, American Greed goes behind bars to reveal the inside story of Madoff’s life at Butner Prison in North Carolina. You’ll hear from a former prisoner, a current inmate and the victims’ attorney who met face-to-face with Madoff. Does Madoff continue to say he acted alone? Does he show remorse for his victims or just regrets of his ruined reputation? Discover how a notorious conman is adjusting to life in prison and how even from behind bars, Bernie Madoff is not going away quietly.