The law has a long arm, as alleged Italian swindler Rafaello Follieri found out. But that’s not to say the arm can’t be twisted a bit here and there.
After having scammed California business magnate Ron Burkle, amongst others—including his own ex-girlfriend Anne Hathaway—in a real estate development scheme, Follieri was charged in June with conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.
He’s currently being held in New York in lieu of a $21 million bail.
Meantime, poor Anne has turned to drugs to further her career after being shamed by Rafaello’s antics. Well, sort of…