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Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for fraudulent $60M (€58.5M) film finance scheme

By Alisha Houlihan for AMLi

A man from Oklahoma in the United States who claimed to be a film financier has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for stealing more than $60M (€58.5M) from investors and producers seeking to finance movies and Broadway shows.

A federal court sentenced Jason Van Eman, on Thursday. He was convicted of conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering by a jury in May.

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