Buffett Wannabe Tied to $2 Billion Ponzi Scheme

New York Post – Billionaire Tom Petters fancied himself the next Warren Buffett – that is until his empire starting crashing down like a house of cards.

The feds accuse Petters, one of Minneapolis’ fastest rising business stars, of secretly being at the center of an elaborate $2 billion corporate ruse, stretching over the past decade, while he hobnobbed with billionaires and movie stars.

Petters stepped down from his Minneapolis-based Petters Group Worldwide after federal agents raided his offices in several cities, acting on a tip from a disgruntled insider.

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