Author Diana Henriques on the death of Bernie Madoff

John Williams

FILE – Bernard Madoff exits Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in New York. Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died early Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in a federal prison, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)

Bernie Madoff died in prison at the age of 82. Author Diana Henriques wrote Wizard of Lies, an account of the Ponzi scheme that ruined lives. She joins the show to explain what happened to the ill-gotten money that resulted from the scheme, and how Madoff’s wife has been emotionally.

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