Get Bernie Madoff 2021 Gif. Bernie madoff—the architect of the largest ponzi schemes in history—has died in federal prison at the age of 82, according to multiple reports. Bernie madoff leaving a manhattan court in march 2009.
14:32 gmt, apr 14, 2021. Bernie madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest ponzi scheme in history, died early wednesday in a federal prison, a person familiar with the matter told the associated press. After decades on wall street, madoff knew a thing of value when he had one.