By Antonio Graceffo

On December 11, 2008, Bernard Lawrence Madoff (born April 29, 1938) chairman of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC was arrested by the FBI. At that moment, he moved from being a hedge fund principal with suspiciously consistent returns, to being a suspect, thought to have bilked investors out of $50 billion. So far, according to the FBI and other sources, this is the largest investment fraud ever committed by a single individual.

People all over the world read the headlines, and knew this guy must ... (more)