Ponzi Scheme Wife: As Close to Ruth Madoff As I'll Get

This post by Jill Schlesinger originally appeared on CBS' MoneyWatch.com.

No, I didn't land an interview with Ruth, but here's my chat with Bonnie Kirchner, whose husband Brad Bleidt, bilked his Boston-area clients out of over $30 million. Bonnie was open in discussing her relationship with Brad and how she felt after discovering the massive deception.

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Jill Schlesinger is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch, she was the Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.