Bernie Madoff asks Donald Trump to reduce 150-year sentence

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Bernie made off currently serving a one hundred fifty year sentence after pleading guilty to one of the largest Ponzi schemes is asking president trump to commute his sentence ABC's Michelle Franzen has more it's been a decade since Bernie made off began serving his sentence at a federal prison in North Carolina now the eighty one year old is asking the trump administration to reduce his one hundred and fifty year sentence the justice department confirming made off request made off pleaded guilty to eleven federal crimes including fraud the former hedge fund manager bilking clients out of billions of dollars of investment funds his case is considered one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history made off is not asking the president for a pardon instead hoping that the president will commute the remainder of his prison

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