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An unbelievable true-life story about one man's rise from poverty to extreme wealth. How much money do you want to make a year? Whatever your answer is, it's not enough. Lorenzo "Larry" Formato began this wild ride in the early 70's and stayed on top for almost two decades. Relive his life experiences through his own words as he takes you on a journey reminiscent of Godfat ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published February 1st 2014 by White Collar Press Corp
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Carson Parks
Apr 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Larry Formato has a great story to tell.
His testimony before congress is what led to the Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990, and he has been quoted a number of times in reference to that legislation. What Congressman Ed Markey said about his testimony really sums it up.
Mr. Formato, this has been an extraordinary piece of testimony, which has been delivered to our subcommittee. We thank you very much for having the courage to appear before us today, and as the weeks and months go by, as we continue
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Larry is a cheat, his book connected is exactly same as his previous book Sizzle. He did many ugly things. Do' not buy his book...
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Yo Larry, Its Bobby
Simple Question for Ya...
I was on Trial with the Other 4, George Livieratos, Barbara Baker, Vinnie Castellano, Morton Berger and ME, R.B.

?... When You Called ME, to SELL, Laser Arms Stock, at Westfield Securities in Chinatown, N.Y.,
Did YOU EVER TELL ME, that the Laser Arms Stock WAS PHONY!!!?
YES or NO,
I did 3 Years in Prison
I Lost My Life!
I Lost EVERYTHING!
I was Found Not Guilty of Securities Fraud!
I Was Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud, Because I KNEW YOU
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People ask me about my history. For that, I could say “buy the book”, but I thought it was important to have an official biography.

Larry Formato has forty years experience in finance and finance management. He is considered one of the world’s leading experts in the Over-The-Counter (OTC) stock market. By age thirty-three, he owned five brokerage firms and was asked by Congress to help construct th
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“Some people did business with me because they wanted to get close to me, others did business with me because they were afraid to say no.” 3 likes
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