It's always fun to read about American fraudster Bernie Madoff -- mostly because he's one of the few headline acts of the GFC who didn't get away with it.

This week's piece in New York Magazine gave us a glimpse into Bernie's South Carolina jail cell. Based on interviews with Madoff's fellow inmates, NY Mag reports that the billion-dollar conman is now a prison "celebrity" who is "past apologising" for his crimes: