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Con Men (Barry Minkow) #998093

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 21, 2011
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(Studio: John King) The CNN series "Con Men" re-introduced.

(San Diego: Casey Wian) The story of Barry Minkow, who started a carpet cleaning business {ZZZZ Best} at age 16 but pushed it into fraud, went to prison, came out a "changed man" and helped catch con men, but returned to fraudulent activity presented. [Retired Judge Dickran TEVRIZIAN†, prosecutor Gordon GREEBNERG, US attorney Robert BONNER†- talk about Minkow's Ponzi scheme of fraudulent documents he used as collateral to obtain loans from banks; explain how Minkow made people believe in him.] [MINKOW - talks about the business, spending 87 months in prison and how he paid a heavy price; defends his post-prison authenticity.] [Loaned Minkow money, "MARY" - says he seemed reformed so she lent the pastor {Minkow} money for business ventures.] Minkow's recent plea to security fraud leading to another prison sentence noted. [Minkow attorney Alvin ENTIN†- says Minkow is cooperating.]

King, John;
Wain, Casey

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