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Madoff whistle-blower offers his account

The multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme of Bernard Madoff (pictured) was uncovered in 2000 by independent fraud investigator Harry Markopolos. The multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme of Bernard Madoff (pictured) was uncovered in 2000 by independent fraud investigator Harry Markopolos. (Hiroke Masuike/Getty Images)
By Kris Frieswick
Globe Correspondent / March 2, 2010

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Harry Markopolos, a quantitative financial analyst, first blew the whistle on Bernard Madoff’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme in 2000, and over the ensuing eight years preceding Madoff’s arrest, sent detailed accusations to various Securities and Exchange Commission offices. Each report met with a thundering silence. (Full article: 743 words)

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