Disgraced financier Madoff's house covered in toilet paper

Bernard Madoff
Bernard Madoff

A home belonging to disgraced investment guru Bernard Madoff and his wife Ruth Bernard Madoff is shown in Palm Beach, Fla. Tues. Dec. 30, 2008. Palm Beach police are investigating the disappearance of a $10,000 copper sculpture of two seated lifeguards from the multimillion-dollar home. Police spokeswoman Janet Kinsella said Tuesday a housekeeper reported the statue missing Dec. 22.

Jon Way/The Associated Press
Published: Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:50 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:50 a.m.

PALM BEACH, Fla. Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach home underwent some redecorating over the weekend in toilet paper.

Strips of white paper hung from trees in front of the estate. Some teenage boys called The Palm Beach Post taking credit for the prank.

They said they were retaliating after losing their trust funds to the accused swindler.

Madoff is on house arrest in Manhattan penthouse while he awaits trial.

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