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Pfeiffer (seen here with De Niro) takes on the role of Madoff's wife Ruth in The Wizard of Lies. The HBO drama fails to reveal much of anything about a man who was Wall Street's equivalent of Darth Vader.

A sad and dreary tale of a fraud's dealings

May 19, 2017 5:50 AM

BY some margin, Bernie Madoff was a major scumbag. The man who perpetrated the largest Ponzi scheme in history - to the tune of a staggering US$65 billion - was a sociopathic crook who took investment funds from friends, family, financial institutions and wealthy individuals and simply gobbled

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