Madoff pleaded guilty
3/12/2009 The disgraced financier, Bernard Madoff, pleaded guilty on Thursday to 11 charges, including fraud, perjury and money laundering. Judge Denny Chin ordered him jailed immediately. Madoff's plea came without an agreement, which means he faces a statutory maximum of 150 years in prison when he is sentenced June 16. Madoff's Park Avenue penthouse reported worth of $7 million is going to be up for sale.