Billionaires Behind Bars

Who wants to be a billionaire? It seems that it takes a lot more to obtain the financial ecstasy that is dreamt of than what the world believes, and the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs have the evidence to prove it. Though money talks, even billionaires have to adhere to the consequences of their criminal actions. With charges ranging from tax fraud to embezzlement, these billionaires have cheated the system, some suffering minor consequences while others serve life in prison. Here are five known criminally convicted billionaires that will leave you speechless.

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana

billionaires behind bars- weathy

Net worth: $1.65 billion each
Well known for their brand Dolce and Gabbana, Domenico and Stefano appeared as two of the most high profile cases in Italy’s crackdown on tax evasion. The fashion power duo was sentenced to 20 months behind bars for allegedly hiding profits from the taxman through an offshore corporation.
In what the judge called “sophisticated tax fraud,” the designers sold two of their brands to a holding company in Luxembourg named Gado, allowing them to avoid more than US$570 million in taxes. While the designers are appealing, if the conviction is upheld they will be forced to fork over $470 million in fines, says Forbes.

 Jim Irsay ($1.6 Billion)

weathy-richest in america

 

Jim Irsay is the current CEO of the Indianapolis Colts. One Sunday night, Irsay was driving from Indianapolis back to his home in the suburb of Carmel, Indiana. Due to his erratic driving and suspicious acts on the road, the police decided to pull Irsay over.
What police found was a little more than what they were expecting. Irsay was high beyond words and prescription drugs were found in his car. Irsay had to go to jail, and the NFL wasn’t too happy with him. Irsay was suspended for half of the season.

Allen Stanford(2.2 billion)

 

Allen-Stanford

After being sentenced to 110 years for his role in what was described as a ‘massive Ponzi Scheme’, Allen was sentenced to life in prison. The Texan was once the Chairman of the Stanford Financial Group, leading a financial conspiracy that aimed to deceive investors. Stanford’s scheme robbed investors of at least $7 billion. During his time in prison, it is said that Allen sustained serious injuries after a violent assault from a fellow inmate and is now partially sighted. Karma was not in his favor.

Alfred Taubman ($9 billion)

wealth-billionaire

Mall tycoon and former Sotheby’s chairman spent nine months in jail in 2004 for allegedly rigging art auctions. He insisted he was innocent and published a book in 2007 outlining his road to becoming a billionaire and describing his time in prison. The mall mogul pledged $56 million to the University of Michigan and is now the largest donor in the school’s history, having given $142 million. In all he has given more than $250 million to charity, including $26 million to Detroit-area schools. Criminal or martyr for the community?

Chey Tey-Won ($2.5 billion)

billionaire-lifestyle

Chey Tey-Won was chairman of the renowned South Korean conglomerate, SK Corporation, primarily involved in the energy, petroleum and chemical industries. He was well-known for securing funds to build the Ulsan Grand Park, a major urban park located in South Korea but he was indicted in 2012 for embezzling nearly $45 million from several SK companies. When he was found guilty, he landed a 4-year prison sentence by the District Court of Seoul and eventually resigned as the corporation’s chairman. The odds were in his favor.

More from Christopher Lauren Read More

10 Comments

  • Ion Magnum 是一種最新的減脂儀器,可以快速燃燒掉你身體的脂肪 , 讓你不需要做大量的體育鍛煉 , 輕鬆方便的達到專業美體的效果。 效果: 通過將你體內的脂肪轉化成肌肉,輕鬆减掉你的體重和腰圍。25分鐘的理療比健身房幾個小時的運動效果還要好! 副作用/風險: 該設備已在美國食品藥品監督管理局注册,注册分類爲醫療器械I類,I類醫療器械就是指普通人使用安全性非常好且沒有任何風險的器械。 减脂過程: 减脂板會直接固定安放於你身體的目標减肥部位,通過特殊的信號,Ion Magnum會將該部位的脂肪燃燒轉化成肌肉。(注意:該設備與你在其他沙龍中瞭解的肌肉轉化設備是完全不同的。)療程: 要想取得而保持完美的效果,一個療程需要進行10次理療,每3-7天進行一次。維持理療可以每兩周進行一次。

  • 關于Ion Magnum技術: 它的作用是加快脂肪代謝而轉化成肌肉。專業設計的微電流模擬大腦到肌肉的正常神經傳導。乙醯膽鹼及ATP(産生能量的物質)都是由神經末梢釋放的。神經元共振導致神經末梢持續不斷的釋放ATP,甚至能達到正常釋放量的500。 Ion Magnum應用的是世界定級的神經生理學技術,它加快脂肪燃燒的速度,增强肌肉收縮,提高基礎代謝率(指的是你靜息狀態下消耗卡路里的速率)。複雜的微電流包含2000次與正常生理過程的相互作用,由此達到人體自然狀態下所不能達到的效果。它可以加快能量的轉化,增强體力和運動能力。 Ion Magnum目前由位於英國的創新科學研究中心開發、製造,該中心是由歐盟提供資金支持的。該設備及其組件均是由英國頂級的科學家手工製作的。該産品有CE標志,CE標志是歐洲共同市場的安全標志。 Ion Magnum基於最新的起搏器技術。

  • 激光靶向祛痣:對斑痣的顯性症狀能快速控制、甚至消除,短期實現肌膚無暇;多款激光設備深層激活膠原蛋白活性,深層煥發激活生命力。快速補充肌膚活性:根據顧客肌膚特性,醫生配套無創注射項目,為肌膚注入玻尿酸、肉毒素等能直接補充肌膚活性,快速補充肌膚缺失的玻尿酸、膠原蛋白,並能達到年輕態塑型的效果,從膚質和形態上保持年輕。聯合療法:注射玻尿酸、肉毒素等產品、配合精確波長的激光能加速透明質酸、肉毒素等物質的吸收,能極大化提高注射營養物質轉換率,最高達30以上,塑形效果保持3.5個月以上,年輕態效果保持時間延長1年以上。

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.