Wife Says She And Madoff Tried Suicide

In an interview with “60 Minutes,” scheduled to air on Sunday, Ruth Madoff says she and Bernard Madoff attempted suicide two weeks after the Ponzi scheme was exposed in 2008.

Senh: I don't think that'll make anyone feel any better about losing their life savings.

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