Foreword. Who?s Who. Introduction. Chapter 1. A Red Wagon in a Field of Snow. Chapter 2. The Slot Machine That Kept Coming Up Cherries. Chapter 3. Falling Down the Rabbit Hole. Chapter 4. Finding More Peters (to Pay Paul). Chapter 5. The Goddess of Justice Wears a Blindfold. Chapter 6. Didn?t Anyone Want a Pulitzer? Chapter 7. More Red Flags Than the Soviet Union. Chapter 8. Closing the Biggest Barn Door in Wall Street History. Chapter 9. Soaring Like an Eagle Surrounded by Turkeys. Epilogue. Mr. Pinkslip Goes to Washington. Appendix A. Madoff Tops Charts; Skeptics As How. Appendix B. The World?s Largest Hedge Fund Is a Fraud. Appendix C. Online Resource Guide for the Classroom and Beyond. A Note on Sources. About the Author. Acknowledgments. Index.
HARRY MARKOPOLOS, a former securities industry executive turned independent financial fraud investigator, was the whistleblower who provided credible and detailed evidence several times from 2000-2008 that should have prompted an immediate investigation by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission into Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Markopolos's investigation was assisted by his investigative team, including Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, and Michael Ocrant. The retelling of their true story was assisted by David Fisher.
updated account of his struggle to alert authorities to Madoff s crimes. (Guardian, February 2011).