Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Studio

Decades

Color

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Label

Decades

Frontline: Madoff Affair
Format: DVD Genre: TV Variety & Misc, Special Interest-Documentary
Frontline: Madoff Affair

Frontline: Madoff Affair

Format: DVD Genre: TV Variety & Misc, Special Interest-Documentary
DVD 
List Price: $24.99
Price: $21.24
You Save: $3.75 (15%)
Share Twitter
In the mid-1960s Bernard Madoff tapped money from Jewish businessmen at exclusive country clubs with the promise of steady guaranteed returns on their investments. He then set his sights on Europe and Latin America brokering deals with powerful hedge fund managers and feeder funds from Buenos Aires to Geneva. Billions of dollars were channeled to Madoff's investment firm and his feeders became fabulously wealthy. The competition wondered how the man could produce such steady returns in good times and bad. There were allegations that Madoff was "front-running" or operating a Ponzi scheme which the SEC investigated several times over the last two decades. But Madoff remained untouched until December 11 2008 when he admitted it was all "one big lie." FRONTLINE producers Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria unravel the story behind the world's first truly global Ponzi scheme-a deception that lasted longer reached wider and cut deeper than any other business scandal in history.
Directors: Martin Smith, Marcela Gaviria
Studio: PBS (Direct)
Release Date: 7/21/2009
Item #: PBS062714
UPC #: 841887010740
Product Type: DVD
Rating: NR

You May Also Like