12th December 2008, in the very midst of the financial crisis, Bernard L. Madoff was arrested and handcuffed in front of the media. This former stockbroker was behind the largest financial fraud in US history. 65 billion US dollars! This lie lasted for over 20 years ... How did this former lifeguard who had become a rich businessman by age 50 managed to convience so many institutions and wealthy individuals to entrust their money to him?