Former CEO of Model Talent Development James Muniz sentenced to prison, ordered to repay victims in modeling scam

Prosecutors say what he did was callous and

Prosecutors say what he did was callous and intentional. (July 11, 2014 7:02 PM)

A former modeling agency executive has been sentenced to prison time for scamming parents and children out of thousands of dollars.

Prosecutors say about 300 families were targeted by the now-defunct Model Talent Development, which was based in Hicksville. They say the agency approached young people in stores and malls, telling them they were beautiful and could make a lot of money in the...

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