Barry Minkow: From scammer, to preacher, to defendant

This Thursday, Minkow faces a sentencing hearing in a Florida courtroom where federal prosecutors have recommended a five-years jail term. If the judge goes along, it will mark Minkow’s second stint behind bars, after serving seven years for one of the biggest pyramid schemes of the 1980s. And it will put a major dent in Minkow’s 15-year attempt to resurrect his reputation by transforming himself into a fraud-busting preacher.

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