Go to NakedShorts and read the entire 2001 article of the various ways some people challenged the Madoff story:
UPDATE: Paul points to this Barrons story from 2001
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Barron’s MAY 7, 2001
Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. If you could repeat previously discredited memes or steer the conversation into irrelevant, off topic discussions, it would be appreciated. Lastly, kindly forgo all civility in your discourse . . . you are, after all, anonymous.