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Casey Alexander arrested in wine and whiskey investment scheme, feds say

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Windsor Jones’s website promises “the acquisition and sale of the world’s most illustrious and pleasurable Bordeaux investment grade fine wine.” A digital carousel showcases a selection of vino that’d make a collector red with envy. An embedded video features a master sommelier noting Bordeaux’s rich history and geography as reasons the French region’s wine has become a “commodity practically traded now like stocks and shares.”

But a new court case alleges the investment opportunity was all part of a ploy. According to an arrest affidavit, representatives for Windsor Jones, along with two other companies, Charles Winn and Vintage Whisky Casks, are accused of running an international scheme that involved cold-calling, fake names and British accents. The companies — which all purported to operate between the United States and United Kingdom — swindled more than $13 million from at least 150…

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