Was it a tragic suicide? Or an elaborate escape plan by a convicted criminal? Investigators examining the apparent suicide of a disgraced hedge fund trader are pursuing the possibility that he purchased a black market passport over the internet and staged a jump from a New York bridge to avoid a 20 year prison sentence slated to begin yesterday, ABC News has learned.
Sam Israel III failed to show up to prison yesterday. His SUV was later found at a bridge spanning the Hudson River near West...Full Story