This 2-3 day activity starts off by students viewing an hour long video over Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme. While viewing the video students answer questions (answer key provided). They questions follow the video.
The second part of this activity includes a short internet research assignment. Students will discover how Madoff was able to get away with the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history for so long. Then they will learn some famous names that lost money to Madoff.