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Actor indicted in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

3 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

An aspiring actor was indicted Tuesday in Los Angeles on suspicion of running a massive Ponzi scheme that solicited hundreds of millions of dollars from investors for phony Hollywood film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said.
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