Dallas Banker Fights To Overturn 25-Year Sentence

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 4:08 PM EDT) -- Dallas financier Jeffrey Charles Bruteyn on Thursday launched a challenge to his 25-year prison sentence for bilking investors out of more than $50 million by claiming to be an investment guru with a slew of college degrees.

Bruteyn, formerly the managing director of now-defunct AmeriFirst Funding Corp. and AmeriFirst Acceptance Corp., filed a notice of appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, saying he planned to take his case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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May 19, 2009

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