Abacus Small Enough to Jail (2016)

Film details

  • Director

    Steve James

  • Countries

    Canada USA

  • Year

    2016

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary about the Abacus Federal Savings based in Chinatown, New York that was accused of mortgage fraud by New York prosecutors in 2012, becoming the only American bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Over the course of a five-year legal battle, the Sung family who own the bank, were forced to defend themselves and their bank’s place in the Chinese American community in New York.

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