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Title Abacus [electronic resource] : small enough to jail.

Publication Info. [United States] : PBS, 2017.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 90 min.)) : sd., col.
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Series Frontline series
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Steve James.
Performer With: Thomas Sung, Jill Sung, Vera Sung.
Summary From acclaimed director Steve James, this Academy Award╩╝ Nominee, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud, the indictment and trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves - and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community - over the course of a five-year legal battle.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Abacus Federal Savings Bank -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Subprime mortgage loans -- Corrupt practices -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Mortgage loans -- Corrupt practices -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Commercial crimes -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Fraud -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Trials (Fraud) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Financial institutions -- Law and legislation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Criminal provisions.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Chinese Americans -- Social conditions.
Added Author James, Steve, 1955- television director.
Sung, Thomas, 1935- interviewee.
Sung, Jill, interviewee.
Sung, Vera interviewee.
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Added Title Small enough to jail
Frontline. Abacus : small enough to jail
Contained in (work): Frontline (Television program)
Music No. MWT12182237

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