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October 17, 2017

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort’s legal woes continue as he works, parties in Las Vegas


Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill star in Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

The Las Vegas visit started on a high note but ended on a low note for former multimillionaire stockbroker Jordan Belfort, the inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar-nominated performance in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Here as the opening keynote speaker of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers convention at Caesars Palace and to sign copies of his book, Jordan like many a tourist wound up partying at one of our adult strip clubs.

But in the middle of his Las Vegas fun, the government slapped liens on two homes it believes he owns in Hermosa Beach, Cali. The feds say that he pleads poverty but has secret assets while still owing $110 million to bilked investors.

Additionally, a New York company went after a third home there to satisfy a $30,000 judgment.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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