Skip to comments.Miami Ponzi swindler gained cred with sports stars (Eric Holder mentioned)
Posted on 04/25/2010 8:24:09 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
Accused Ponzi swindler Nevin Shapiro had a knack for making prominent connections.
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade took rides on Shapiro's $1.5 million Riviera yacht. Shapiro, now jailed on federal charges, boasted of giving Shaquille O'Neal a pair of diamond-studded handcuffs as a birthday gift. Two sources recall a photo of the seven-foot-one NBA legend bench-pressing Shapiro like a dumbbell.
And when Shapiro's sometime dining companion Carlos Noriega, Miami Beach police chief, met U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at South Beach's Prime 112 steakhouse, Shapiro was there to get his photo snapped with the nation's top law enforcement official, a police spokesman confirmed.
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Low friends in high places.
Nevin. A dumbbell. Well, if the shoe fits.........
It’s amazing how many people refuse to understand that THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A RISK-FREE INVESTMENT WITH A 26% ANNUAL RETURN!!!
Doesn’t everyone need diamond studded handcuffs???
A real high class guy !!!
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