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Steven Hoffenberg

Steven Hoffenberg American fraudster

American fraudster
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Intro American fraudster
Is Fraudster
From United States of America
Type Crime
Gender male
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Steven Hoffenberg is the chairman of Towersinvestors.com,a financial services company and the online newspaper, Postpublishing.buzz. In 1995 Hoffenberg pleaded guilty to bilking investors out of $475 million. Judge Robert W. Sweet sentenced him to 20 years in prison, plus a $1 million fine and $463 million in restitution. He settled a civil suit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for $60 million. Hoffenberg is currently paying back all of the above investors debt. He was the owner of the New York Post.
At the time the SEC considered the fraud to be "one of the largest Ponzi schemes in history."

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