Financier Bernard Madoff in 2009. The convicted fraudster has asked a federal judge to grant him a ‘compassionate release’ from his 150-year prison sentence. Photo: AFP

Fraudster Bernie Madoff is dying, wants early release from 150-year prison sentence

  • Madoff needs a wheelchair and 24-hour care, and is asking for compassionate release to die at home
  • Madoff’s fraud was revealed during the financial crisis in 2008. Many victims lost their savings or were unable to retire
Topic |   Scams and swindles
Financier Bernard Madoff in 2009. The convicted fraudster has asked a federal judge to grant him a ‘compassionate release’ from his 150-year prison sentence. Photo: AFP
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