The wives of the Madoff brothers tried to protect assets by pulling an O.J. Simpson-- not murder --but filing to protect Bernie's $9.6 million home and brother Peter's $4.3 million home under Florida's Homestead Act, which allows people to keep their homes from creditors. They did so right around the time the SEC started kicking up some dust. Love Peter Madoff's title: "Compliance Officer."
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Here's a compilation of Madoff misdeeds.