Madoff Aide's Bentley, $6.5M Dream House Shown To Jury

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:07 PM EST) -- A federal prosecutor on Thursday sought to undermine testimony by former Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC employee Annette Bongiorno that she didn’t spend her earnings on luxury items, showing jurors photographs of her silver Bentley and of a $6.5 million condo she hoped to buy.

Bongiorno, one of five former BLMIS employees on trial over the Ponzi scheme, testified Tuesday that although she held millions of dollars in a Madoff investment account, she never spent lavishly. On Thursday, Assistant U.S. Attorney John Zach displayed a...
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