Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America

Overview

This History Channel investigation gets to the bottom of Bernie Madoff's catastrophic, $65 billion Ponzi scheme, offering testimony from his victims, and insights from financial experts about the depth of the damage done. Ripped Off compares Madoff's fraudulent endeavors with other Ponzi schemes of the past century, and examines it in the context of the 2008 stock market collapse. ~ Carly Wray
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Overview

This History Channel investigation gets to the bottom of Bernie Madoff's catastrophic, $65 billion Ponzi scheme, offering testimony from his victims, and insights from financial experts about the depth of the damage done. Ripped Off compares Madoff's fraudulent endeavors with other Ponzi schemes of the past century, and examines it in the context of the 2008 stock market collapse. ~ Carly Wray
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Special Features

Crash: The Next Great Depression? documentary
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/28/2009
  • UPC: 733961165043
  • Original Release: 2009
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 49,233

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Carroll Voice Only
Technical Credits
Brett Alexander Executive Producer
Margery Baker-Riker Executive Producer
Hal Gessner Executive Producer
Hal Lewis Cinematographer
Tom Seligson Executive Producer
Susan Werbe Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America
1. Introduction [:39]
2. Scam of the Century [13:46]
3. First Class Crook [8:43]
4. Finger On the Pulse [7:14]
5. Red Flags [8:24]
6. Wiped Out [6:00]
1. Introduction [:43]
2. Boom and Bust [12:26]
3. Then and Now [8:20]
4. Gathering Depression [8:38]
5. Enduring Change [8:40]
6. End of an Era [5:37]
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