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    • Ponzi Supernova

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    To find out how the greatest financial fraud in history imploded, journalist Steve Fishman tracks down the victims, the federal investigators, the accomplices, and the mastermind, Bernie Madoff himself. Ponzi Supernova takes listeners through the calculated lies, frantic hi-jinx, and lax financial oversight that ultimately weaponized a Ponzi scheme into a $65 billion destructive force that reached across the globe and still has lasting effects today.<

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ep. 6: Something Fishy (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In the series finale, reporter Steve Fishman finally reaches the core of Madoff's collapsed star: the forces that pulled $65 billion down a dark hole. With Bernie as our guide, we learn about unseen financial forces that continue to tug on us all, and why they might be impossible to control.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 2: When Madoff Calls (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Reporter Steve Fishman finally reaches Bernie Madoff in North Carolina, where the famous Ponzi schemer is serving a 150 year prison sentence. In never before heard jailhouse interviews, Fishman asks Bernie the big questions: how did he do it? And why? The answers lead further and deeper than we ever imagined.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 1: Getting to Madoff (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Reporter Steve Fishman tells the story of how he convinced Bernie Madoff to call him from prison. Along the way, Steve learns about Madoff’s life in prison from Bernie’s new associates: the other criminals serving time in Butner, NC.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 5: Clawback! (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this episode, the most familiar faces of Madoff's collapse - the victims - in a new light. Reporter Steve Fishman goes behind the scenes of a surprisingly effective and complicated recovery effort that blurs the lines between fair and cruel, guilty and innocent.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 4: Hide the Screw (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Bernie Madoff, the man behind a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, confessed. He was never caught. In this episode, reporter Steve Fishman sets out to discover how a ragtag team, with 30 year-old technology, managed to fool private auditors and the United States government for decades.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Ep. 3: The Operation (Ponzi Supernova)

    • By: Audible Originals, Steve Fishman
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme collapsed, we saw a portrait of a high-tech Wall Street genius duping the financial world. In this episode, what we didn't see. Reporter Steve Fishman introduces us to the unlikely, almost unbelievable perpetrators of history's biggest fraud.

    Regular price: $2.99