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Report: Madoff Treated for Face, Rib Injuries

Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 12:36 PM

 

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Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff was treated for facial fractures, broken ribs, and a collapsed lung at a hosptal, a Raleigh, N.C., TV station reported on its Web site on Thursday.

The injuries were consistent with an assault, the station reported, citing unidentified sources.

Madoff, 71, was treated at Duke University hospital late last week, after being taken initially to the prison hospital, and was discharged this week, the station reported.

But the hospital where Madoff reportedly was treated denied the story.

"There's been no patient at our hospital with that name," said Debbe Geiger, a Duke University Medical Center spokeswoman. She declined to comment further.

A Federal Bureau of Prisons spokeswoman declined to comment on the report, and Madoff's lawyer was not immediately available for comment.
On Wednesday, the prisons bureau confirmed Madoff had been moved to the prison's medical facility for undisclosed reasons last week.

Madoff is serving a 150-year sentence at Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina after pleading guilty to a $65 billion investment fraud that bilked thousands of investors worldwide.

Madoff's health has been a matter of speculation. In late August, the New York Post reported that he was diagnosed with cancer and was terminally ill, but prison officials denied the published report.

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