Madoff Sent to Prison's Medical Wing

But there's no word from officials on what's wrong
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2009 4:19 PM CST
Madoff Sent to Prison's Medical Wing
The Butner Federal Correctional Complex is seen in Butner, N.C.   (AP Photo)

Bernard Madoff has been transferred to the medical facility at the federal prison in North Carolina where he has been serving his 150-year sentence since July. A spokeswoman tells Bloomberg the Ponzi schemer was transferred on Dec. 18, but would not say why. Neither a federal prisons official nor Madoff’s lawyer would comment on his condition. (More Bernard Madoff stories.)

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