Bernard Cornfeld

Financier Playboy
Born Aug 17, 1927

Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld was a prominent businessman and international financier who sold investments in US mutual funds, and was tried and acquitted for orchestrating one of the most lucrative confidence games of his era.

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    NYTimes - Dec 16, 2002
  • Off The Shelf; An Old School Mind Not Fooled By The New Economy
    NYTimes - Oct 06, 2002
  • Film;Smile When You Say Documentary
    NYTimes - Jun 02, 1996
  • And They're Off: Manager Races Index Fund
    NYTimes - May 28, 1995


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1927 Birth Born on August 17, 1927.


1995 68 Years Old Bernard Cornfeld suffered a stroke and died of MRSA on February 27, 1995 in London, England.
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