James W. Faber, alleged fraud fighter, indicted for $2 million worth of fraud

In a press release from a few years back, James W. Faber portrayed himself as a crusader on behalf of individuals who'd been defrauded.

Which is interesting, not to mention ironic, given that he's just been indicted in absentia on charges that include multiple counts of (you guessed it) fraud. Get details and see the full indictment, on view below.

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