A look at the events of the multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that was uncovered in 2008.
Oct. 6, 2011 In this image taken from video and released by CBS, Ruth Madoff, wife of financier Bernard Madoff, talks to ”60 Minutes” correspondent Morley Safer in New York. This was the first time Ruth Madoff spoke to the media about her husband’s crimes. She confessed that she and Bernard attempted suicide after his Ponzi scheme was uncovered. CBS News/AP Buy Photo