Woman Buys Ruth Madoff a Present at Auction of Her Stuff

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Tally Wiener, a lawyer who worked on the liquidation of Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Greenwich, spent $30,000 at this weekend's auction of Madoff memorabilia because, she said, she wanted to help victims of the fraud — including Ruth Madoff. Among Weiner's purchases was Bernie and Ruth's king-size bed, which she bought for $2,250 — and plans to return to the Ponzi schemer's wife, “if she wants it.” [Bloomberg]