Nearly five years after federal regulators accused George Theodule of bilking Haitian-Americans out of tens of millions of dollars, the Wellington man is finally facing criminal charges for operating what prosecutors call a massive Ponzi scheme.
Theodule, 52, who pretended to be both a pastor and an investment guru to convince fellow Haitians he could make them rich, has been charged in a 40-count federal indictment with wire fraud, securities fraud and money laundering — charges that could send him to prison for years.
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