Inside Bernard Madoff’s new home: the Metropolitan Correctional Center prison in Manhattan

via Daily News

Bare-bones bunk beds with meager mattresses, white-washed cinderblock walls and a shared sink.

Jet-setting financier Bernard Madoff relocated Thursday to Manhattan digs a bit more spartan and cramped than he enjoyed while fleecing his oblivious clients. mcc_cell

Inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center, typically home to terrorists, gangsters and drug dealers, the high-rolling Ponzi scheme mastermind is one of 750 inmates.

His sprawling East Side duplex is just a memory, replaced by a 7-1/2-by-8-foot cell. After 45 years of waking up with wife Ruth, Madoff may share his room with another inmate.

Instead of a leisurely weekend brunch, the 70-year-old Madoff gets a 6 a.m. wake-up call with breakfast served 30 minutes later. Continue reading