True, most financial professionals would be bragging non-stop on CNBC for months after having sent two ignored tips to the SEC about Bernie Madoff, particularly since the analysis was spot-fucking-on. Not, however, Harry Markopolos.
After a decade of trying to convince U.S. authorities that Bernard Madoff's seemingly high-flying hedge fund was a scam, the man whose warnings could have saved a lot of money for a lot of people issued a terse message to the world: Leave me alone.
He will talk to Congressional investigators and that's it.
We know its been popular in Dealbreaker circles to predict who will play Markopolos too. Nix that idea forthwith.
The Boston Globe reported that he has been approached by people interested in making a movie about him, but he has rebuffed all overtures.
"They'll just add in sex and violence," the Globe quoted Markopolos as saying.
We'd like to do a sock puppet production, but Harry won't return our calls either.
Madoff whistleblower wants to be left alone [Reuters]