Notorious US fraudster Bernard Madoff dies in prison at 82



A former Wall Street financier and convicted fraudster, Bernard Madoff, died on Wednesday in a US federal prison in Butner, North Carolina, aged 82.
Madoff had been serving a 150-year sentence after he pleaded guilty in 2009 to running a Ponzi scheme, which paid investors with money from new clients rather than actual profits.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York, US.

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