NEW YORK, Dec 12- A New York lawyer left a suicide note admitting that he had run a $5 million Ponzi scheme and called the investments "all an illusion," prosecutors said on Friday. Charles Bennett, 56, who was rescued Nov. 3 after he jumped into the Hudson River, was arrested and charged with securities and wire fraud in Manhattan federal court. The FBI arrested Bennett...
NEW YORK, Dec 12- A New York lawyer left a suicide note admitting that he had run a $5 million Ponzi scheme and called the investments "all an illusion," prosecutors said on Friday. Charles Bennett, 56, who was rescued Nov. 3 when he tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Hudson River, was arrested and charged with securities and wire fraud in Manhattan federal court.
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