Bernie Madoff certainly made off with a lot of money in a historic Ponzi scheme that defrauded all sorts of wealthy investors. The master of fraud collected billions from investors, often targeting Jewish Americans and the charities that they ran. The remarkable true story of Bernie Madoff has recently been made into an HBO movie from Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies. The legendary Robert De Niro stars as the legendary felon and Michele Pfeiffer stars as Ruth Madoff, the couple atop the devious Ponzi scheme.
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The official synopsis for The Wizard of Lies:
Starring two-time Oscar®-winner Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff and three-time Oscar® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Ruth, this HBO Films drama dissects the events that led to the Wall Street financier’s stunning downfall in December 2008 for defrauding investors of over $65 billion in the most infamous Ponzi scheme in U.S. history. Directed by Oscar®-winner Barry Levinson, The Wizard of Lies vividly recounts Madoff’s audacious deceptions that culminated in his vilification while catapulting his wife and two sons into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight, with tragic consequences.