Image: Peter Madoff, brother of Bernie Madoff, arrives at Federal Court in New York
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TODAY   |  December 21, 2012

Madoff’s brother gets 10 years in prison

Peter Madoff, brother of disgraced Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, was sentenced to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and falsifying books and records. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.

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>>> heading to prison. peter madoff was sentenced to ten years after pleading guilty to conspiracy and falsifying books and records. peter madoff says he committed crimes of his own but was unaware of his brother's $20 billion fraud.