Monday, February 2, 2009

The Man Who Turned Bernie Madoff Down

Just weeks before Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme collapsed, Madoff pitched Ken Langone, Home Depot Co-Founder, to invest in his fund. Langone turned Madoff down. But Langone said Madoff was cool as a cucumber, so cool in fact that he would have cleaned anybodies clock that he played poker with.

CNBC's Larry Kudlow interviewed Langone about his meeting with Madoff. A transcript of the fascinating interview is here.

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