Slideshows

American Greed: "The Phantom Fraudster of Broadway" Gallery

Brad Bennett from FINRA talks to American Greed.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Chris Patterson talks to American Greed about how Mark Hotton lied to him and his family.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Dennis Spina lost at least one million dollars trusting investments with Mark Hotton.

Source: Al Spina


Dolly Patterson talks to American Greed about how Mark Hotton was not who he seemed.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Erik Groothuis talks to American Greed about the scam Mark Hotton pulled on Rebecca The Musical.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Check out this poster promoting Alfred Hitchcock's film Rebecca, in French!

Source: Alamy

Jack Patterson talks to American Greed about the havoc wreaked by Mark Hotton.

Source: Kurtis Productions

James Rossini talks to American Greed about the cons the Hottons orchestrated via LAN Utilities Electric Inc.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Karen Mason talks to American Greed about the ripples of disappointment Mark Hotton caused to Rebecca The Musical.

Source: Kurtis Productions


Mark Hotton walks down the street carrying a bag, utterly nonchalant.

Source: Newsday


Sketch by Elizabeth Williams shows Mark Hotton during court proceedings.

Source: Elizabeth Williams

Nick Wyman talks to American Greed about the ripples of disappointment Mark Hotton caused to Rebecca The Musical.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Old friends Dennis Spina and Jack Patterson enjoy happier times with friends, before Mark Hotton knocked the wind out of their savings.

Source: Dolly Patterson

Phillip Schatz talks to American Greed about the earlier crimes perpetrated by Mark Hotton.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Ronald Russo talks to American Greed about how Mark Hotton's scam helped derail production of Rebecca The Musical.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Russell Richardson from the IRS – Criminal Investigation division talks to American Greed about the varied financial scams Mark Hotton managed.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Ben Sprecher and attorney Ronald Russo deal with financial fall-out caused by Mark Hotton.


Source: Getty Images


Thomas Kelly talks to American Greed about meeting Mark Hotton.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Timothy Dennin speaks to American Greed about the many ways Mark Hotton swindled his clients over the years.

Source: Kurtis Productions

Tracy Patterson Paulillo talks to American Greed about the devastation Mark Hotton left in his wake upon her family.

Source: Kurtis Productions