No One Would Listen

  • by Harry Markopolos
  • Narrated by Harry Markopolos, Scott Brick, Frank Casey, Neil Chelo, David Kotz, Gaytri Kachroo, Michael Ocrant
  • 13 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

No One Would Listen: A True Financial Thriller is exactly what the title promises. This is more than another book about the Bernie Madoff scandal, this is a fast-paced, blow-by-blow, true-crime story that you have to hear to believe. In a true David and Goliath tale, the underdog number cruncher uncovers the largest financial fraud in history, and has to fight everything and everyone in the system to bring it down. Harry Markopolos and his team of financial sleuths tell first-hand how they cracked Madoff’s $65 billion Ponzi scheme yet, amazingly, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refused to hear the truth for nearly 10 years. Told from the perspective of the ultimate whistleblower in modern corporate memory, No One Would Listen is bound to be the definitive narrative of this scandal.
This special edition includes an exclusive 10th chapter available only in audio, featuring testimony from three victims of the Madoff scheme who came in to the Audible studios to share their shocking and heartbreaking stories. In addition, David Kotz, the Inspector General of the SEC, speaks candidly about his investigation. Throughout the audiobook, you’ll also hear scathing commentary from congressional leaders on the blatant failures of the commission. No One Would Listen is more than an audiobook. It's a lasting audio testament to the largest white-collar crime in history.
SEC Disclaimer
The Securities and Exchange Commission disclaims responsibility for any private publication or statement of any SEC employee or Commissioner. This audiobook expresses the author’s views and does not necessarily reflect those of the Commission, the Commissioners, or other members of the staff.


What the Critics Say

Audie Award Nominee - Best Nonfiction Audiobook, 2011


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I'm honestly not sure why I even bought this - I have so little knowledge, understanding and interest in the financial markets that I hadn't even heard of this ponzi scheme before - but I loved this audiobook.

I found the story utterly absorbing - the narrator was easy to listen to and the financial products, markets and institutions were explained clearly and in a way that I could follow and understand. I went from a complete lack of interest in the subject matter to being rather sad to reach the end.
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- Lauren


Great book. Performance contains some obvious jarring cuts between recording sessions but is otherwise sound
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- Toby

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-03-2010
  • Publisher: Audible Studios