Bernard Madoff Case Study
Decision Making, Individual Factors, Moral Philosophies & Values
***Access the Bernard
Madoff case study provided in the attachment
1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical
issues presented in the case.
2. Do you think Bernard Madoff engaged in creating a Ponzi
scheme because of greed or did he employ it as a short term strategy and just
caught up in a process that he could not reverse?
3. What were the elements that led to him so successfully
wooing some of the wealthiest and most intelligent clients? Why do you think
the SEC was unable to uncover his fraud?
4. If you were in the position to recommend an investment
advisor, how would you make sure that you did not become the victim of a Ponzi
scheme or other financial fraud?
*NOTE: Please answer
each question with the minimum word count of 250-300 words. Review case study
on the attachment and answer each question thoroughly. Place answers underneath each question so I
know how to break it down, total of 4 questions. Use APA format to include
in-text citations and a reference page. Use the attachment as a reference as
well. Let me know if you have any questions or comments.