Archive for August 16th, 2011

BULLETIN: FLORIDA — AGAIN: Man Once Jailed For Trying To Kill Woman He’d Beaten By Stuffing Her In Car Trunk And Drowning Her In Lake Now Accused Of Ponzi Scheme; Michael Scott Segal’s Fraud Caper Allegedly Began 5 Months After Prison Release

BULLETIN: FLORIDA -- AGAIN: Man Once Jailed For Trying To Kill Woman He'd Beaten By Stuffing Her In Car Trunk And Drowning Her In Lake Now Accused Of Ponzi Scheme; Michael Scott Segal's Fraud Caper Allegedly Began 5 Months After Prison Release

A Florida man started a $1.3 million fraud and Ponzi scheme in November 2008, five months after he was released from prison after serving seven years for trying to kill a woman, according to federal prosecutors and state records. Michael Scott Segal, 50, of Miami, was charged in 2001 — when he was 40 — […]