People line up outside Manhattan federal court house to attend the hearing for accused swindler Bernard Madoff in New York

 
People line up outside Manhattan federal court house to attend the hearing for accused swindler Bernard Madoff in New York
People line up outside Manhattan federal court house to attend the hearing for accused swindler Bernard Madoff in New York, March 12, 2009. Madoff, accused of running the biggest fraud in Wall Street history, is expected to plead guilty on Thursday in what is shaping up to be a courtroom drama featuring denunciations by investors and a renewed push by prosecutors to jail him immediately. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES CONFLICT SOCIETY BUSINESS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)