A picture taken on January 14, 2009 in New York, shows Bernard Madoff leaving US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail.
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By Corky Siemaszko / NBC News
February 16, 2016

Everybody’s a critic — including Bernie Madoff.

In an email to NBC News, Madoff took umbrage over ABC’s portrayal in a recent mini-series of his life and crime. The 77-year-old pleaded guilty in 2009 to running a Ponzi scheme and stealing $17.5 billion from investors. He is serving a 150-year sentence.

“I’m sure it is fruitless to enumerate the numerous fiction and absurd mischaracterization (sic) in the ABC movie,” he wrote. “However I have never been one to turn the other cheek. I will just cover those incidents that have drawn queries.”

First, “I have NEVER slapped my son Mark,” wrote Madoff.

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