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Inside Madoff's homes

Bernard Madoff’s Manhattan penthouse, Long Island getaway and Florida estate are for sale in the hopes of raising tens of millions of dollars to help reimburse victims of his Ponzi scheme.

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Penthouse view

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the patio of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Luxurious surroundings

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows foyer and dinning room of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Living in style

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the living room of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Spacious dining

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the dinning room of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Scene of the crime

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows Benard Madoff's office in Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Stainless steel countertops

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the kitchen of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Crystal for sale

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows baccarat crystal labeled for sale in the kitchen of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Breakfast nook

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the kitchen of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Master bedroom

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows the master bedroom of Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Fallen from grace

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows a detail of a poster of a photo of Bernard Madoff signed by friends and relatives left behind in Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Closet space

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows Benard Madoff's walk in closet in Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Spacious bathroom

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows one of the bathrooms in Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Crammed closet

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows boxes with personal belongings in a closet in Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Ruth's office

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in New York shows Ruth Madoff's office in Bernard Madoff's penthouse apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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'Bull'

Bernard Madoff's boat, Bull, is impounded at the National Liquidators dock in Fort Lauderdale, Fla, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. The boat and Madoff's house and New York apartment will be sold at public auction. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Bunk-style

Bernard Madoff's boat, Bull, features three small state rooms with bunk beds, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 rather than a large state room with regular size beds as it waits to be sold at auction in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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On board

This photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 shows the small kitchen that has been updated on Bernard Madoff's boat as it waits to be sold at auction in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Bullish motif

Napkins and glassware bore the name of Bernard Madoff's boat, Bull, Tuesday, Sept, 8, 2009 as its sits in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. dock waiting to be sold at auction. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Florida seclusion

A large banyon tree sits in the front yard of Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach, Fla. home Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. The house will be sold at auction. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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On the auction block

Everything in Bernard Madoff's study in his Palm Beach, Fla. home Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, is tagged for auction after the house was seized by the US government. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Home away from home

The formal dining room at Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach, Fla. home sits empty Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. The house was seized by the government and will be sold at auction. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Master bedroom

This photo taken Tuesday Sept. 8, 2009 shows the sitting area of Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach, Fla. master bedroom. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Water view

A telescope points out towards the Florida Intercoastal waterway Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 in Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach, Fla. home. The house will be sold at auction. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Palm Beach living

Large vegetation and a swimming pool sit behind Bernard Madoff's Palm Beach, Fla. home Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
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Close to the sea

**EMBARGOED UNTIL TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 5am.** Bernard Madoff's house in Montauk, New York, Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Room with a view

This is a view of the living room of the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, New York, on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Dinner for eight

The dining table has a view of the ocean Bernard Madoff's house in Montauk, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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'Understated' design

This is the bathroom behind the master bedroom of the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, New York, seen Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Decoy ducks

Duck decoys are some of the items in Bernard Madoff's house in Montauk, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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In the bedroom

This is the master bedroom in the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, New York, seen Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Nautical-meets-folk-art

Art work is seen in the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, N.Y., Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Faded furniture

This is the night table in the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, N.Y., on Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Relaxing on the porch

A view of the porch of the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, New York, seen Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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Pool party

A view of the pool and the porch of the house of Bernard Madoff in Montauk, New York, seen Friday, August 28, 2009. Madoff, 71, is serving 150 years in prison for defrauding investors in a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme. A court-appointed trustee is liquidating Madoff's assets. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea)
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