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Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies In Prison At Age 82

The Associated Press reports: Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died early Wednesday in a federal prison, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, the person said. Last year, Madoff’s lawyers filed court …

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Inmates Seek Release Over Fear Of Virus Outbreaks

The Associated Press reports: Coronavirus has become a “get out of jail” card for hundreds of low-level inmates across the country, and even hard-timers are seeking their freedom with the argument that it’s not a matter of if but when the deadly illness sweeps through tightly packed populations behind bars. Among those pleading for compassionate release or home detention are …

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