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Justice served in Madoff affair

Another chapter in the Bernard Madoff saga has closed, with a federal judge this week condemning as “extraordinarily evil” the crimes of the once prominent businessman, and imposing on him the maximum sentence of 150 years.

Did we learn the right lessons from the Madoff ripoff?

Did we learn the real lessons of the Madoff ripoff? So Ponzi king Bernie Madoff has been sentenced to 150 years, and the blogosphere is aflame with the outrage and anguish of the victims of this record-breaking swindler. While significant recovery seems unlikely for most, there’s a degree of satisfaction that he didn’t get away with the usual wrist-slapping white collar sentence. But to me some of the case’s most important questions remain unanswered.
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