PBS NewsHour

The rise and fall of ponzi scheme mastermind Bernie Madoff

Clip: 04/14/2021 | 2m | Video has closed captioning.

Former financier Bernie Madoff, who organized the largest fraud in wall street's history, died Wednesday. He swindled major charities, universities and celebrities out of billions, and was serving 150 years in prison. Stephanie Sy has our report about his rise and fall.

Aired: 04/14/21

Rating: NR

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