Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Forte in Courte

My print column on Joe Forte's is up.

Reporters were finally able to catch up with him at his arraignment in Philadelphia federal court.

His 12-year $50 million Ponzi scheme came tumbling down in December.

In talking to reporters, he seemed like a nice, sincere guy, which, of course, makes him the perfect con man.

1 Comments:

Anonymous e said...

I hope people don't feel sorry for this guy. He is only sorry because he got caught. That's why he stopped to talk. He knows he has a silver tongue. That and a fake limp can get reporters to go a little easier on you I guess. He's no different than a pick pocket or any other scammer. Ted Bundy did the same thing with the crutches and the cast on his arm, it gets people to let their guard down. I bet if you followed him home he would walking fine to his front door.

January 28, 2009 at 8:27 AM 

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