Jailed Swindler Asks Supreme Court To Release Him More than a decade ago, Sholam Weiss was convicted of a fraudulent investment scheme that led to the collapse of a life insurance company. He received 845 years in prison. Bernie Madoff got 150 years for his Ponzi scheme. Weiss persuaded a judge to reduce his sentence by 10 years. Dissatisfied, he's asking the Supreme Court to be released.
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Jailed Swindler Asks Supreme Court To Release Him

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Jailed Swindler Asks Supreme Court To Release Him

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More than a decade ago, Sholam Weiss was convicted of a fraudulent investment scheme that led to the collapse of a life insurance company. He received 845 years in prison. Bernie Madoff got 150 years for his Ponzi scheme. Weiss persuaded a judge to reduce his sentence by 10 years. Dissatisfied, he's asking the Supreme Court to be released.

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