08/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Madoff" Bill Would Charge Rich Criminals For Jail

For anyone who believes crime doesn't pay, tell that to the New York state legislator who introduced a "Madoff" bill on Monday. Rich New Yorkers convicted of crimes would be forced -- if his bill becomes law -- to pay the state and federal governments for how much it costs to keep them in jail.

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