Article: Bernard Madoff, the Mafia, and Naked Short Selling

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Bernard Madoff, the Mafia, and Naked Short Selling

Mark Mitchell

DeepCapture, 19 January 2009

Bernard L. Madoff was once the chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange. He was one of the most important market makers on Wall Street. And he managed what was, by some estimates, the largest hedge fund on the planet.

Yes, Bernard Madoff was an impressive man. That much was clear even before we learned that his $50 billion Ponzi scheme may have been orchestrated in cahoots with the most powerful, sophisticated, and indiscriminately murderous organized crime syndicate the world has ever known.

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