Monday, September 7, 2009

N.D.G. Telemarketer's Luck Runs Out

The RCMP arrested John Bellini in Montreal in Dec. 2006. The N.D.G. man is the alleged mastermind of a multimillion-dollar telemarketing ring that defrauded elderly people in the U.S. and Canada. Photo Credit: The Gazette, file photo

From Global Montreal:

Faces fraud charges in L.A.; Arrested by suspicious border agent as he was about to cross back into Canada.

MONTREAL – John Bellini's inability to recognize the break he received from Lady Luck finds him in a Los Angeles jail facing the very real possibility of a lengthy U.S. prison term.

The 44-year-old Notre Dame de Grâce resident is scheduled to appear before a judge in a U.S. District Court on Sept. 15 on charges he ran a Montreal-based multimillion-dollar fraudulent telemarketing ring that specifically targeted elderly people in both the U.S. and Canada.

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