Bernard Madoff suffered a heart attack in prison.
CNBC reported Wednesday that Madoff confirmed to them that he was hospitalized last month after a heart attack.
The report said that Madoff, 75, is also suffering from stage four kidney disease.
Madoff, a former stockbroker, is serving 150 years at a federal prison in Butner, N.C. for what is believed the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.
Many of the victims of his scheme were Jewish organizations.
This story "Bernie Madoff Has Heart Attack in Prison" was written by JTA.