Bernie Madoff Art Auction Set For Saturday At Sonnenalp Resort In Vail

12/15/2010 10:17 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On Saturday, just a week after the suicide in SoHo of Mark Madoff, Vail's Sonnenalp Hotel will host a "Bernie Madoff Auction of fine art, jewelry, rugs, bronzes and more due to losses causes by" the infamous Ponzi schemer now serving 150 years in prison.

Bernie Madoff's son Mark, 46, a father of four, reportedly hung himself with a dog leash outside his sleeping toddler's room in his family's SoHo apartment Saturday, two years to the day since his reviled dad's arrest in 2008. The New York Post speculates he was despondent about "the fallout of his dad's scam -- and the possibility authorities were going to go after him and his brother, Andrew."

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