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Bernie May Have To Pay For His Room Service

Figuring that King Ponz has cost enough financial pain and suffering for the next 150 years, New York Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco has proposed the Madoff bill which would require well-heeled criminals to foot their own bill for the years they are behind bars deciding whether or not to do their best Andy Dufresne impersonations. While the $80-$90 daily charge may not amount to much by Bernie standards, it may make other, potentially responsible, Madoffs think twice about whether to catch a cab or take the subway.