Josef Von Laurer is shown in this undated handout photo. Laurer, who was appointed to the city’s pension board by then-Mayor Steve Bateman in 2011, was accused this month by the Securities and Exchange Commission of fleecing investors by way of a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
Josef Von Laurer is shown in this undated handout photo. Laurer, who was appointed to the city’s pension board by then-Mayor Steve Bateman in 2011, was accused this month by the Securities and Exchange Commission of fleecing investors by way of a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
Josef Von Laurer is shown in this undated handout photo. Laurer, who was appointed to the city’s pension board by then-Mayor Steve Bateman in 2011, was accused this month by the Securities and Exchange Commission of fleecing investors by way of a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

Bateman ally accused of Homestead Ponzi rip-off

September 21, 2014 10:04 PM

UPDATED September 22, 2014 10:01 AM

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