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Madoff: 4 years later

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Four years ago today, Bernard Madoff told his tow sons that the huge empire he built was "one big lie."

The following day, the FBI arrested Madoff in what turned out to be the biggest Ponzi scheme bust in U.S. history.

Author Diana Henriques discussed her new book, 'Wizard of Lies: Bernard Madoff and the Death of Trust' during GDNY.

Henriques interviewed Madoff as she wrote her book. She described her last conversation with Madoff from prison.

"A great sense of depression for his isolation from his family. He has a great capacity for rationalizing the scheme," said Henriques.

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