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VIDEO: Fugitive manhunt

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Updated: September 24, 2021 07:02 PM
Created: September 24, 2021 06:25 PM

(ABC 6 News) -  The U.S. Marshals office is renewing its push to find a fugitive on the most wanted list. It's a cold case now 23 years unsolved.

John Ruffo, a former computer salesman from Brooklyn was convicted of scamming $353 million from U.S. banks. Ruffo pleaded guilty in 1998, received a 17-year prison sentence but then never showed up to serve his sentence.

Sunny Hostin, one of the hosts on ABC's “The View”, also hosts a popular podcast called 'Have you seen this man' went in-depth on the case and why the focus is on him now.


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