December 12, 2008, Bernard Madoff is apprehended by the FBI for what happens to be the biggest fraud in the history of finance. This white-collar criminal embezzled 65 billions of dollars and is bound to spend the rest of his life in jail.
His gigantic swindle spanned over 20 years, and tens of people were involved, mostly without knowing it – for instance his wife and two sons.
This documentary tries to decrypt Madoff’s merciless and manipulative mind.
Exclusive interviews with his close relations and experts from Harvard and New York University, shed light on this enigmatic character that turned Wall Street upside down. From the big picture to the unknown crucial details, get ready to get inside the mind of the most famous financial swindler of all times.