Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, in a jailhouse interview published Wednesday, said banks and hedge funds were "complicit" in his multi-billion dollar fraud.What other astounding things can we expect to learn from this incarcerated stock broker? Maybe he will reveal the existence of a revolving door between Washington and Wall Street? Who knows what will next come out of the mouth of a man who has all of the time in the world to think about, and reveal the dark secrets of, capitalism.
"They had to know," Madoff told New York Times reporter Diana B. Henriques, who is working on a book about the case. "But the attitude was sort of, 'If you're doing something wrong, we don't want to know.' "