5/6/2016 – The Man Who Scammed Federal Agents

Scam artists are known for targeting a society’s most vulnerable, such as the elderly and the disabled, but fraudster Kenneth Wayne McLeod was different. His victims were men and women that many assume would be the least vulnerable to scams: federal law enforcement agents. McLeod, a broker and investment adviser from Jacksonville, Florida, spent some two decades luring dozens of unsuspecting investors, many of them federal agents, including agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to invest $34 million in a Ponzi scheme masquerading as a bond fund.

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