Season 2, Episode 7 Fraud in Cyberspace
First Aired: March 12, 2008
The story of Barton Watson, founder of CyberNet, which used bogus financial statements and other deceptions to defraud banks and finance companies of some $100 million. When the house of cards collapsed, Watson---who had served time for fraud in the 1980s---committed suicide. His wife, Krista Kotlarz-Watson, in whose name the company was listed, and other CyberNet executives eventually went to jail.
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- Premiered: June 21, 2007
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- Premise: A look at people who allegedly break the law in their quest for cash. Included: art heists; Ponzi schemes; stolen identities. (more)