No One Would Listen (Hardcover)

A True Financial Thriller

By Harry Markopolos

Wiley, 9780470553732, 354pp.

Publication Date: February 22, 2010

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Harry Markopolos and his team of financial sleuths discussfirst-hand how they cracked the Madoff Ponzi scheme

No One Would Listen is the thrilling story of how theHarry Markopolos, a little-known number cruncher from a Bostonequity derivatives firm, and his investigative team uncoveredBernie Madoff's scam years before it made headlines, and how theydesperately tried to warn the government, the industry, and thefinancial press.

Page by page, Markopolos details his pursuit of the greatestfinancial criminal in history, and reveals the massive fraud, governmental incompetence, and criminal collusion that has changedthousands of lives forever-as well as the world's financialsystem.

  • The only book to tell the story of Madoff's scam and the SEC'sfailings by those who saw both first hand
  • Describes how Madoff was enabled by investors and fiduciariesalike
  • Discusses how the SEC missed the red flags raised byMarkopolos

Despite repeated written and verbal warnings to the SEC by HarryMarkopolos, Bernie Madoff was allowed to continue his operations.No One Would Listen paints a vivid portrait of Markopolosand his determined team of financial sleuths, and what impactMadoff's scam will have on financial markets and regulation fordecades to come.

About the Author

HARRY MARKOPOLOS, a former securities industry executiveturned independent financial fraud investigator, was thewhistleblower who provided credible and detailed evidence severaltimes from 2000-2008 that should have prompted an immediateinvestigation by the United States Securities and ExchangeCommission into Bernie Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme.Markopolos's investigation was assisted by his investigative team, including Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, and Michael Ocrant.For additional information and resources, visit