IT’S PAYBACK TIME, MR WOLF
A FEDERAL judge in New York City wants to make sure the real-life “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort keeps paying back the $130 million he owes in restitution.
The judge told Belfort’s lawyers at a garnishment hearing that she was focused on getting his roughly $130 million investor restitution “back on track” almost 20 years after his conviction.
Belfort pleaded guilty to securities fraud and money laundering in 1999.
He has so far paid off about $17 million of restitution.
His lawyer said she was happy to get Belfort on a compensation schedule.
He did not appear in court for the hearing.
Belfort was the subject of the 2013 film, The Wolf of
Wall Street, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio.