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Spielberg One Of Many Victims Of Madoff Swindle

spielb.jpgSteven Spielberg was one of many ultra-rich Hollywood and Wall Street types whom Bernard Madoff scammed in a $50 billion Ponzi scheme, Associated Press reports.

The alleged victims who sunk cash into veteran Wall Street money manager Bernard Madoff’s investment pool include real estate magnate Mortimer Zuckerman, the foundation of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, and a charity of movie director Spielberg, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Among the world’s biggest banking institutions, Britain’s HSBC Holdings PLC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC and Man Group PLC, Spain’s Grupo Santander SA, France’s BNP Paribas and Japan’s Nomura Holdings all reported that they had fallen victim to Madoff’s alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme

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