Monday, December 13, 2010
When Is Enough Enough?
I am disturbed by the reasons why Mark Madoff chose to take his life. I cannot imagine the pressures he must have felt, being judged guilty of some unproven crime merely for being a son. The final straw for him seems to have come after learning the court appointed bankruptcy trustee had sued three of his children.
Mark Madoff had four children. Two with a former wife, ages 16 an 18, and two with his current wife. Two and four. Just which three were sued?
I make no apologies for what the elder Madoff did, but it seems to me the bankruptcy trustee is a bit over zealous in his quixotic search for justice. When people who have not officially been accused of anything are driven to suicide and children are sued, something is amiss.
Bernie Madoff was caught and found guilty. He is serving a horrendous price for a 72 year old man. The monies lost will never be recovered. Is this type of hounding not criminal in and of itself? How many more must be ruined or driven beyond before "justice" is served?