BREAKING: John Fox (Premier Cru) to be released from prison tomorrow!

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BREAKING: John Fox (Premier Cru) to be released from prison tomorrow!

#1 Post by R. Smith »

John Fox, who ran the world’s largest wine Ponzi scheme from his Berkeley store, gets out of prison

He was sentenced to six and a half years but is getting out a year early.

https://www.berkeleyside.com/2021/02/22 ... -of-prison

When Donato asked Fox how he would pay back the customers he defrauded, Fox said that he planned to take courses in prison and get a degree in computer science. When he is released, he said he hoped to start a company and “become a billionaire.”
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#2 Post by Greg Mitrakas »

Looks like we will be getting back the truck up offers in our inboxes this time tomorrow

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#3 Post by David K o l i n »

He still owes me a couple of bottles of Champagne!

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R. Smith wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 5:19 pm ...When Donato asked Fox how he would pay back the customers he defrauded, Fox said that he planned to take courses in prison and get a degree in computer science. When he is released, he said he hoped to start a company and “become a billionaire.”
Oh dear, he's getting into cryptocurrency. [wow.gif]
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#5 Post by JBrochu »

So his prison sentence ended up being shorter than the average delivery time for his pre-arrival sales?
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JBrochu wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 5:36 pm So his prison sentence ended up being shorter than the average delivery time for his pre-arrival sales?
pretty much!

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#7 Post by Anton D »

They told him tomorrow, but it will actually be another 18 mos. [wink.gif]
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Anton D wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 6:20 pm They told him tomorrow, but it will actually be another 18 mos. [wink.gif]

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#10 Post by Dale Bowers »

The key to his cell door is “on the water.”
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Markus S wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 5:29 pm
R. Smith wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 5:19 pm ...When Donato asked Fox how he would pay back the customers he defrauded, Fox said that he planned to take courses in prison and get a degree in computer science. When he is released, he said he hoped to start a company and “become a billionaire.”
Oh dear, he's getting into cryptocurrency. [wow.gif]
Probably his best shot at doing it!
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#12 Post by Jim Brennan »

Greg Mitrakas wrote: February 22nd, 2021, 5:21 pm Looks like we will be getting back the truck up offers in our inboxes this time tomorrow
Well hey, Jeff received virtually everything he ordered from them... until he didn't.

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#13 Post by R M Kriete »

Anybody wanna sell him their GameStop shares?

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#14 Post by Hal Blumberg »

Shouldn't it be BREAKING OUT? I was hoping that he was just going to moved into a cell with Madoff.

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#15 Post by Scott G r u n e r »

I hear there is easy money in craft whisky
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