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Bernie Madoff, the only Ponzi schemer that landed in prison, has died.
Bernie Madoff masterminded one of the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, ripping off tens of thousands of people of as much as $65 billion.
Madoff was serving a 150-year prison sentence for his scheme, which investigators said defrauded as many as 37,000 people in 136 countries over four decades.
Victims included the famous — director Steven Spielberg, actor Kevin Bacon, former New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Weisel — and ordinary investors.
Madoff sentenced at age of 85 to 150 years jail term, and did not get bonuses instead of jail same as bigger Ponzi scammers from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers and others.
Conclusion: Stealing from rich people - die in prison. Stealing from poor people - bonuses.
Simone Biles grateful for support: ‘I’m more than my accomplishments’
Simone Biles says the support she has received in the wake of her Tokyo Olympics all-round final withdrawal has shown her for the first time that she is ‘more than her accomplis...
The former king of Spain was sued by a mistress for trying to get back from her $100 million he got as a bribe from Saudi Arabia
A London court has unveiled a lawsuit against Juan Carlos filed by Corina Larsen, a former lover, for illegal surveillance, harassment and libel that led to damage to her liveli...
US: A New Bill Proposal Aims to Raise $30B Through Crypto Taxes
A newly introduced bill in Congress proposes to raise $28 billion from crypto investors by applying new information reporting requirements to exchanges and other parties.
PayPal Rolling Out Crypto 'Super App Wallet' Soon In The US
According to PayPal CEO, Dan Schulman the project is already "code complete" and the plan is to release the app in the United States in the coming months.
Burger King Brazil's DOGE Campaign: Dogecoin Accepted for Dog Treats
Burger King restaurants in Brazil have a new DOGE-themed marketing campaign. Burger King fast food restaurants in the country are accepting Dogecoin for Whopper-themed dog treat...
Google Requires Employee Vaccinations, Pushes Back Reopening
"Anyone coming to work on our campuses will need to be vaccinated," Sundar Pichai said in a blog post.
Don’t expect post-Brexit Britain to match EU’s fight against big tech
Profits for America’s tech firms continue to soar and there are few signs they will face tougher rules
IBM: Cost of data breaches hit 17-year high
The US experienced the most expensive breaches at more than $9 million per incident
Joby's electric flying taxi completes 150-mile flight
Joby Aero Inc. has reached a milestone with its electric flying taxi, successfully flying the prototype a complete 150 miles on one battery charge.
Israel Approves COVID-19 Vaccines For At Risk Children Aged 5-11
The health ministry issued a list of medical problems like -- children with brain, heart or lung problems and others-- where a vaccination was advised.
Britain’s Most Expensive Home Approved For $276 Million Renovation
The renovations planned for Rutland Gate in London's Knightsbridge are expected to cost as much as its purchase price.
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