Blog: Florida Church Refuses to Give Back Millions of Dollars Donated by a Ponzi Scheme - 2019-11-19
With GPB Capital Holdings looking more and more like a Ponzi scheme about to collapse under the legal onslaught of a Federal criminal investigation and numerous lawsuits, many people have asked us what will happen to any GPB funds donated to the Church of Scientology by GPB owner and Scientologist David Gentile.
We have found the likely answer in a very current legal case involving a Ponzi scheme and a Florida church. According to court documents, Jose Angel Aman operated a diamond and cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in Palm Beach, Florida for several years. His accomplice was the well-known Canadian financial commentator Harold Seigel. From the Wall Street Journal edition of May 22, 2019:
U.S. regulators have halted an alleged $30 million Ponzi scheme that targeted roughly 300 investors and involved a diamond-related cryptocurrency business, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.