Bernie Madoff has died in a federal prison
Bernie Madoff, who orchestrated the largest ponzi scheme in history, has passed away in federal prison at 82 years old.
Bernie Madoff's cause of death has been officially determined as chronic kidney disease, or renal disease, according to authorities at the prison where he was housed and where he spent his last years.
The infamous Ponzi schemer, who was sentenced to a 150-year prison term, died on April 14 behind bars. He was 82 years old.
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