Lucinda Franks

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After pleading guilty to  11 felony counts  in federal court today,  Bernard Madoff  did not go home to his Upper East Side apartment, but to jail, until he is sentenced on June 16.

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Bernard Madoff  told a federal court he was "ashamed" and "sorry," but that his massive Ponzi scheme was designed to "satisfy" his "clients."

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Bernard Madoff told a federal court he was "ashamed" and "sorry," but that his massive Ponzi scheme was designed to "satisfy" his "clients."

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