Friday, August 16, 2013

Ex-CEO of Body Armor Supplier Sentenced to 17 Years for Fraud -DOJ -

A blast from the past. I remember writing about this profligate degenerate back in 2007 or 2008. He of the $2MM bar mitzvah [EDIT: $10MM bat mitzvah! - my recollection was less outrageous than the reality], David H. Brooks is a shining avatar of our second gilded age. 
The founder of a company that supplied body armor to the U.S. military was sentenced to 17 years in prison for his role in a $200 million fraud scheme, the Justice Department said.David H. Brooks was formerly chief executive of DHB Industries Inc., a Long Island-based company that also supplied armor to law enforcement agencies. He was convicted in Sept. 2010 on charges that he overstated the company's financial performance and misappropriated corporate funds for his own use.

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