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Chasing Madoff (2010)

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A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme that scammed an estimated $18 billion from investors.

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The film includes interviews with Markopolos and fellow investigators Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, Michael Ocrant, and Gaytri Kachroo over how they pursued and exposed Bernie Madoff and his elaborate ponzi scheme for bilking investors out of $50 billion. Written by Anonymous

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Absolute debauchery with a totally dated perspective. One of the biggest scandals that dictated part of the zeitgeist of the early 2000's and the director saw it through an amateur 1990's lens. Corny, overdone and trying way too hard - a 16 year old with an iphone could've made a better film. Jeff Prosserman's choices in everything from the cliché camera angles, over-dramatized music composition, corny stock footage (obviously used to fill in missing holes) are clear indicators that yet again, we have another overgrown kid playing with daddy's money. I can only imagine the grueling process the EP's & crew had to bear to get this thing made. It's amazing how these movies get made without anybody saying, "Wait, really? We're putting this out there??" and how much money goes down the drain while doing so. Mainly though, I wish Prosserman could give me my wasted 90 minutes back.


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