madoff auctionThe public will have the chance to buy a personal piece of crime history as some of Bernie Madoff's intimate possessions go on sale.

Auctioneers are offering items including Madoff's bed linens, Rod Stewart CDs and cuticle scissors, The Wall Street Journal reported.

"You'll find everything," said Jennifer Crane, of the U.S. Marshals Service asset-forfeiture division.



Madoff is currently serving a 150-year prison sentence in North Carolina for perpetrating the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.

The funds raised by Saturday's auction at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers and those of other goods belonging to the Madoff family will go to a fund designed to compensate victims of his fraud.

To be sure, there are big-ticket items in this auction lot. The public will have the chance to buy Madoff's 18-karat yellow gold vintage Rolex, which will set them back at least $65,000. Or they could fork out for a platinum ring set with a 10.54-carat emerald-cut diamond, which has a low estimate of $300,000.

The auction is expected to raise at least $1.5 million. It is being held online and at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in Manhattan. It is the second auction of Madoff property. The third and final auction will sell off items from Ms. Madoff's recently sold Palm Beach home.

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dswesq1

wow those three pair of shoes in that one picture are the worst looking shoes ive ever seen... more to the point, this man pissed off someone higher than a bunch of people to be serving a 130 year sentence, there's no way its becuase of money alone.

November 14 2010 at 6:35 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
sunshine97s

why don't they castrate the man and sell his real family jewels?

November 14 2010 at 6:31 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
HerrHotz

I'd give a couple hundred bucks for his liver.

November 14 2010 at 6:26 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
TUTSAMERICA

SO SAD FOR OUR SOCIETY. WHAT A JOKE

November 14 2010 at 5:10 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
altollew

I guess he really is a little *rick. size 9 shoe. hell my 9 year old grandson is in a men's 9 already.

November 14 2010 at 4:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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fridaeslbauer

Rats have small feet

November 14 2010 at 7:11 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
speedy

Why the Fudge would anybody buy this ******** stuff?!! Any money made from it, should be divided among the people he ripped off!! Glad he's rotting away in jail! Major Scum Bag!!

November 14 2010 at 2:36 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply