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[Review] Chasing Madoff

11 April 2012 3:00 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Few figures have reached the level of extreme notoriety like Bernard Madoff.  In 2009, he became the face of Wall Street corruption, a financial super villain who pled guilty to orchestrating a $50 billion Ponzi scheme that affected everyone from large firms to individual investors. But as the documentary Chasing Madoff illustrates, for every villain there’s a hero, and the crusader in this case is Harry Markopolos.

Written, produced and directed by Jeff Prosserman, the film shows how Markopolos went from crunching numbers at a Boston firm to becoming the lead whistleblower in one of the biggest white-collar crimes in U.S. history. He first suspects the financier of fraud in 1999, but when his calls to action go unnoticed, he winds up the head of a frustrating decade-long investigation. Along the way, Markopolos assembles a dream team of experts that include colleague Frank Casey, business journalist Michael Ocrant and corporate lawyer Gaytri Kachroo, »

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