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Bernard Madoff's possessions auctioned off in Florida

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A person looks at some of the items from Bernard L. Madoff's estate that will be auctioned off on Saturday at the Miami Beach Convention Center on June 2, 2011 in Miami Beach, Florida. The auction held by the U.S. Marshals Service are items seized from Madoff's Palm Beach home after he was charged with his $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Madoff is serving a 150 year federal prison sentence.

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Shoes from Bernard L. Madoff's estate are seen on display.

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A statue from Bernard L. Madoff's estate is seen before it is auctioned off.

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People look at some of the items from Bernard L. Madoff's estate that will be auctioned off.

Here's the full story about the auction, and here are the Wikipedia articles on Madoff and Ponzi scheme.