Madoff memorabilia up for sale on ebay

January 5th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI  

New York, Jan 5 (ANI): Duped employees and clients of fraud American financer Bernard Madoff are selling off the Madoff memorabilia on the Internet, with a view to recovering their losses.
More than 100 items bearing the name or symbol of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, given as a token of appreciation to the employees and clients, have been put on sale on eBay.

Emom1013 is selling a pair of 20 dollars T-shirts given out at the 2006 company picnic at the Madoff family’’s Long Island estate.

“The proceeds from this auction go directly to a family whose husband/father is facing being out of a job and health insurance thanks to good old Bernie,” the New York Post quoted the seller as writing on the website.

Other items include humidors, binoculars, beach towels, coolers, mousepads, shirts and jackets.

The most expensive doodads so far include a Madoff flashlight that sold for 387 dollars, and a fleece sweater that went for 455 dollars.

Madoff, the perpetrator of the biggest financial fraud in history, was arrested and charged with securities fraud on December 11. (ANI)

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