June 4, 2020 / 7:40 PM / a month ago

Bernard Madoff loses bid to be released early from prison

NEW YORK, June 4 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff’s request to be released early from prison, after the convicted swindler said he was dying of kidney failure.

Circuit Judge Denny Chin, who sentenced Madoff to 150 years in prison in 2009, wrote that while Madoff’s medical condition was “most unfortunate, compassionate release is not warranted.”

Reporting by Jonathan Stempel; Editing by Sandra Maler

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