Exclusive Clip: Con Man Scene With Mark Hamill

Exclusive Clip: Con Man Scene With Mark Hamill

October 21, 2018 0 By NewsTakers

All Ponzi schemers will eventually get caught.
In the meantime, many of these Ponzi schemers will escape with hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars.
Based on a true story, Con Man brings the story of a charismatic young business man who becomes a wealthy CEO by lying, cheating and stealing his way to the top.
It’s the real life story of Barry Jay Minkow, a son, businessman, fraud buster, actor, pastor and felon.
Born in 1967, Barry Minkow went on to set up a highly successful carpet cleaning company, but was imprisoned in 1988 for one of the world’s largest investment and accounting frauds through a Ponzi scheme.
The scheme that Minkow set up is often used as a case study in accounting fraud.
Imprisoned again in 2011 for securities fraud and, in 2014, after pleading guilty to a multitude of charges including defrauding his church as well as the federal government, Minkow currently owes more than $600 million in restitution.
LRM has the exclusive clip of Robert (Hamill) having a father to son talk with Barry (Baldoni).
Con Man is available on DVD and digital download today.
He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net.

In September the church elders discovered that the church’s income was running below projections by $28,000 per month. It would have to surrender office space and lay off staff. They also learned — in part due to evidence emerging from the Lennar case — that Minkow was commingling funds, that he had concealed certain debts from the board, and that he had opened checking accounts in the church’s name that the elder…

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