Courts & Crime

July 21, 2011

Minkow given 5 years for defrauding Lennar investors

Barry Minkow, the one-time teen whiz who defrauded investors of millions through a bogus carpet cleaning business in the 1980s, is headed back to prison for a five-year stint after pleading guilty to scheming to depress the stock of Miami-based builder Lennar Corp.

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