How many Madoff victims are there?
3 million direct and indirect victims
It is widely known the fact that Bernie Madoff (“The Ponz”) is the man behind the largest investor fraud ever committed by a single person. He has been sentenced to 150 years in prison. The official list of Bernie Madoff victims is numbering some 3 million victims. Keep in mind that there are both direct and indirect victims. It is interesting to know that names range from celebrities to average working stiffs. Statistics show that close to 3,000 people or institutions in 25 nations that have taken legal action over the scheme.