FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, McGregor Scott, who was then the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, looks over a 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 displayed in Sacramento, Calif., that was among the vehicles seized by the federal government to be auctioned off. The cars belonged to Jeff and Paulette Carpoff, owners of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company that pleaded guilty for participating in what federal prosecutors called a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. Jeff Carpoff, 50, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021.

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