He's set to be cremated.
Maybe he just can't even face his family right now.
Family friends say Ruth Madoff is "totally disgusted with [Bernie] and blames him for her son's death."
"He often asked people how a father could do this to his sons."
His father-in-law found him hanging in his apartment this morning.
There are some striking similarities.
Five Madoff grandchildren are named in lawsuits to recover funds for Ponzi scheme victims.
Swiss bank "looked the other way" when it came to Madoff trades, lawyer says.
This is either a coincidence or a thief with a good sense of humor.
Behind every successful Ponzi schemer is a woman with index cards.
Buyer of Ruth's bed plans to return it to her, "if she wants it."
And some man now has Bernie's monogrammed boxers.
Shirts, shoes, kitchenware, and also a huge-ass diamond are up for auction.
Irving Picard spent $26.9 million to recover $849,000.
Once they saw he went to a bad college, it was all over for Kenneth Wayne McLeod.
Among her ill-gotten gains: houses on Long Island and in Boca Raton.
Madoff trustee Irving Picard rips Bernie's feeder fund a new one.
Until now, that is.
More gossip from Bernie's fellow inmates.