Audio/Video Available from WBUR-FM’s Exclusive Interview with Madoff Whistleblower

March 13, 2009

BOSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following release is being issued by Boston University:

WBUR, 90.9 FM, Boston’s NPR news station, interviewed Bernard Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos today, the first media outlet to discuss the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme with the financial analyst since Madoff pleaded guilty and was sent to jail pending sentencing. Markopolos spent almost a decade attempting to bring attention to the scheme, but was repeatedly rebuffed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Audio and videotaped excerpts of the interview will be posted at 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 16th and available at www.wbur.org.

In addition to Monday’s exclusive interview, WBUR will air a special report profiling Mr. Markopolos on WBUR’s “Morning Edition” on March 30th. Material from the report will be posted at 5:00 a.m. that morning. Please credit WBUR in written and audio form if your news organization chooses to excerpt this material.

For more information, contact WBUR News Director John Davidow at jdavidow@wbur.bu.edu

SOURCE Boston University

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