Madoff claims to suf­fer alone

Townsville Bulletin - - World Snapshot -

BERNARD Madoff, in prison f or t he big­gest pyra­mid scheme fraud in Wall Street his­tory, says that in re­al­ity he made a lot of peo­ple rich and that he suf­fered alone.

In a tele­phone in­ter­view from prison to New York Mag­a­zine, the man de­scribed as a mon­ster, says he is mis­un­der­stood – and that some of his big­gest vic­tims were them­selves to blame.

‘‘ It was the peo­ple who came in very late in the game that, that got hurt. So, did I make a lot of money for peo­ple? Yeah. I made a lot of money for peo­ple,’’ Madoff, 72, said.

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