The fall of Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme robbed $65 billion from unsuspecting victims; the largest fraud in U.S. history.
Only those you trust can truly betray you.
Did You Know?
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Diana Henriques
was the first to interview Bernie Madoff on August 24, 2010, after his incarceration on June 29, 2009. She plays herself in various scenes throughout this movie interviewing Madoff (Robert De Niro
), and has said that the resemblance was so uncanny, she got goosebumps just sitting opposite him. See more
There is a scene where Frank DiPascali desperately tries to empty the Recycle Bin on his PC before the FBI enter the office. Restoring files from an empty recycle bin is very easy to do and would be known by someone running the computer operation. See more
[to his 8-year granddaughter
Shut up and eat your food!
The Great Pretender
Written by Buck Ram
Performed by The Platters
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more