Jury selection begins for Madoff employees

Prosecutors say Madoff's long time secretary and other office workers played critical roles in concealing the $20 billion Ponzi scheme.

MANHATTAN - Officials say jury selection started today in the trial of five former Bernie Madoff employees.

Prosecutors say Madoff's long time secretary and other office workers played critical roles in concealing the $20 billion Ponzi scheme.

The trial is expected to take about five months.

Madoff is serving a 150 year prison sentence.  

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