David Friehling skated after coughing up a $2.5 million bail. No word yet if the check bounced.
Bernard Madoff's longtime accountant has been released on $2.5 million in bail.
The 49-year-old David Friehling was arrested on fraud charges Wednesday and accused of helping the disgraced money manager cheat thousands of investors out of billions of dollars.
The accountant was released after a brief hearing Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan.
Madoff's accountant released on $2.5m bail [The Associated Press]