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Bernard Madoff exits Manhattan federal court in 2009. Photo: Louis Lanzano/AP Bernard Madoff exits Manhattan federal court in 2009. Photo: Louis Lanzano/AP

Bernie Madoff, the architect of one of the largest Ponzi schemes in American history, which  defrauded tens of thousands of investors of more than $65 billion, died in prison Wednesday at age 82.

Attorneys weighed in on his legacy.

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Michael A. Mora

Michael primarily covers litigation in South Florida for the Daily Business Review. You can contact him by email: [email protected]

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