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2 Madoff Employees Asked in 2006 if Madoff’s Business Was a Scam

Bernie Madoff

By David Glovin and Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg

NEW YORK — After several drinks at a Greek restaurant on Manhattan’s Third Avenue in the summer of 2006, two computer programmers at Bernard Madoff’s (in picture) investment firm asked their supervisor whether the boss’s business was a scam.

Chief financial officer Frank DiPascali laughed off the question, telling George Perez and Jerome O’Hara that Madoff was honest. DiPascali would later tell the FBI he wondered why they took so long to ask.

His chronicle of the dinner, and the lengths to which Madoff went to convince employees that his massive fraud was a legitimate business, were revealed for the first time in FBI reports made public last week.

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