GREEN
08/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Bernie Madoff Serves Sentence In Green, LEED-Certified Federal Prison

Bernie Madoff didn't want to go to Butner Federal Prison, located in a quiet suburban area outside of Durham, N.C. He would have preferred Otisville, which is just 70 miles outside of NYC, but being rich and famous doesn't mean the feds care about your preferences. At least Madoff can take comfort in the fact that the prison where he'll spend the remaining years of his life is green.

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