**FILE** In this Jan. 5, 2009 file photo, disgraced financier Bernard Madoff, left, leaves U.S. District Court in Manhattan escorted by U.S. Marshals after a bail hearing in New York. A judge has allowed Bernard Madoff to remain free on bail Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, rejecting a bid by prosecutors to send the disgraced investor to jail. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)