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Boy Band Mogul: Fame and Fraud

In 1993, Lou Pearlman assembled five talented singers and named them “The Backstreet Boys.” Success was instant. He followed with the creation of *NSYNC ... another boy band, this one headed by Justin Timberlake. Pearlman took potential investors backstage to meet the bands. Investors were impressed and signed up, but trouble was brewing.

Source: Donna Wright