Madoff Doesn't Have Cancer: Feds

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Bureau of Prisons denied rumors on Monday that Bernard L. Madoff is terminally ill, after a news report revealed that the convicted Ponzi schemer is suffering from cancer.

Citing anonymous prison sources, the New York Post reported that the notorious fraudster, who is behind bars at a federal facility in Butner, N.C., takes up to 20 pills per day for his supposed illness.

"He talks about it all the time,” one unnamed inmate told the Post. “He's not doing very well."

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