Madoff Investors Won't Get Money Back

By: CNN
By: CNN

Thousands of investors who lost money in Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme will not be getting it back.

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the nearly 11,000 people who gave their money to Madoff have no legal protection for getting their money back.

The decision backs an earlier ruling by the trustee in charge of distributing the money Madoff took from his victims.

It's believed Madoff stole as much as $20 billion through his pyramid-style scheme.


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  • by Grace Ann Location: Graceville on Jan 8, 2012 at 08:58 AM
    Once it's gone, it's gone. When you have a lot to start with, it's a good idea just to be satisfied with what you got and not try to be a greedy pig and want more. Because it is better to give than to receive.
  • by ken Location: vacaville on Jan 8, 2012 at 08:07 AM
    what a bunch of bull the little guy gets it again
  • by rodsmith on Jan 6, 2012 at 08:05 AM
    OF course the little people get nothing. The only ones who will see anything will be the govt agencies who also invested and the BANKERS! and the LAWYERS
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