Madoff Gets The Maximum: Sentenced To 150 Years In Prison

Jun 29 2009 | 11:41am ET

Bernard Madoff, the mastermind of what is thought to be the largest Ponzi scheme in history, was sentenced to 150 years in prison, the maximum allowable under law.

U.S. District Judge Denny Chin imposed the sentence at a hearing in Manhattan federal court today, rejecting Madoff’s claims that he “has done all that he could do or told all that he knows.”


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