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The Fleecing of America (Ostrich Investors) #637220

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 15, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Dan Lothian) The investment scam involving misusing investors' funds that were supposed to go to an ostrich breeding ranch featured; details given about the fraudulent investment scheme; scenes shown of the birds. [Investor Steve DOAN - talks about his investment.] [Assistant United States Attorney Pamela JOHNSTON - says Howard Freiberg promised big returns to investors.] [Ostrich scam victim Robert BURTON - says he felt stupid.] [Ostrich ranch owner Joel BRUST - says the history of his ranch speaks for itself.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lothian, Dan

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