Suicide is Painless
- The Toast of Wall Street
- Samuel Israel III and his company Bayou Funds LLC are riding high as the DOW explodes, technology stocks are the rage and savvy investor money is everywhere. Israel's friendly, outgoing personality easily convinces clients to invest.
- Fall From Grace
- Bayou Funds investments fall short. The company is losing millions. Sam Israel is desperate to succeed. He'll do anything – including breaking the law – to ensure Bayou survives. Sam Israel III is perhaps one of the most unlikely con artists ever to take Wall Street for a ride!
- The Con Man is Conned
- A desperate Sam Israel becomes himself the perfect bait and soon the smooth talking con man will be taken for almost everything. His world collapses. Israel's hedge fund company is gone and so is his family. And, hundreds of millions of dollars of investor's money has disappeared.
- The FBI steps in and quickly discovers Israel is not only a victim...he's also a criminal.
- Suicide is Painless
- Police find Sam Israel's car on a bridge with three haunting words on it "Suicide is Painless." But, his body is nowhere to be found. It's only the latest detour in the wild ride of Sam Israel.