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Backstreet to backdoor: Scam gets boy band mogul 25 years

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Trey Beamon, May 21, 2008.

  1. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    I only posted this because my sister's room was plastered with 'N Sync posters for far too long:

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Lou Pearlman, the man who created the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in federal prison for engineering a decades-long scam that bilked thousands of investors out of their life savings.

    It was the maximum sentence the boy band mogul could receive for allegedly swindling some $300 million from investors and banks since the early 1980s.

    He pleaded guilty in March to two counts of conspiracy and single counts of money laundering and presenting a false claim in bankruptcy court.

    U.S. District Judge G. Kendall Sharp noted that many victims were Pearlman's relatives, friends and retirees in their 70s or 80s who lost everything.

    "The sympathy factor just doesn't run very high with the court," Sharp said.


    http://omg.yahoo.com/boy-band-creator-sentenced-to-25-years-in-prison/news/9263?nc
     
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

     
  3. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I wonder how the boy bands go over in PMITA prisons?
     
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I hope he likes it that way.
     
  5. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Yep, that's yahoo's entertainment site.
     
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Awesome.
     
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I don't care who you are
    Where you're from
    What you did
    As long as you fuck me

    Who you are
    Where you're from
    Don't care what you did
    As long as you fuck me
     
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Oh, hell, BYH. That's how I always sang the song anyway.
     
  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    My heart only has room for one boy band ...

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  10. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Poor Mr. Pearlman ...

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    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  11. ralph wiggum

    ralph wiggum Member

    What IJAG said. Well played.
     
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Stevie Ray Vaughn is dead ... and we couldn't get Maurice Starr into a helicopter?
     
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