Bernie Madoff and Wife Ruth Attempted Suicide In ‘Impulsive’ Move

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“I don’t know whose idea it was, but we decided to kill ourselves because it was so horrendous what was happening.”

— RUTH MADOFF, telling 60 Minutes‘ Morley Safer that she and her husband, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, attempted suicide in an “impulsive” response to hate mail and harassment (via CBS)