During the interview, as Mr. Robinson tended the cheeseburgers on a grill, his sons played with a remote-control flying toy in the driveway. Getting involved with the alleged fraud “was 100% stupidity,” Mr. Robinson said. He didn’t need the money, or even make that much, he said—the broker, Mr. Bauer, reaped more than 90% of the take, prosecutors say.
But when offered “a shortcut,” Mr. Robinson said, he couldn’t resist.
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