Madoff Says Victims Deserved It - Rich, Greedy
By Marty Cox
Jun 7, 2010
Bernie Madoff was the author of the grandest Ponzi scheme in US history before the recession exposed his plan, and now he sits in jail. He's not showing much remorse.
A report claims Madoff "told inmates at the Butner prison where he is serving his 150 years jail sentence that his victims deserved what happened to them, because they were rich and greedy."
The Huffington Post cites a lengthy new piece by Steve Fishman in New York magazine.
It reveals that Madoff, who apparently pals around with a former mob boss and a spy in a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina told a fellow inmate, "F--- my victims. I carried them for twenty years, and now I'm doing 150 years."
The report claims Bernie is also gaining influence in jail.
In prison, Madoff is regarded as a success, is admired and has fans, the piece claims.
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