Madoff Won't Appeal

Conman resigned to life in prison
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 9, 2009 2:59 PM CDT
Madoff Won't Appeal
Building manager and leasing agent Russell Freeman walks through the empty office space in New York onced used by convicted financier Bernard Madoff Wednesday, July 8, 2009.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Bernie Madoff will do his time, his lawyer said today. The 71-year-old con man sentenced to 150 years in prison on a slew of fraud charges related to his massive Ponzi scheme won’t file an appeal, Bloomberg reports. “In terms of the appeal, done, over,” Madoff’s attorney Ira Sorkin said today.
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