Author: Jordan Belfort

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Jordan Ross Belfort  (/ˈbɛlfɔːrt/; born July 9, 1962) is an American author, motivational speaker, former stockbroker, and convicted felon.

In 1999, he pled guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation and running a boiler room as part of a penny-stock scam. Belfort spent 22 months in prison as part of an agreement under which he gave testimony against numerous partners and subordinates in his fraud scheme.

He published the memoir The Wolf of Wall Street in 2007, which was adapted into a film with the same name and released in 2013.

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Article: ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Lauds ‘Brilliant’ Stock Revolt: ‘This is a Paradigm Shift’