Crime: Billionaires' Bad Boy

Billionaires' Bad Boy

To Joe Hunt, the engaging founder of the Billionaire Boys Club, a high-living confederation of some 30 youths from rich families in the Los Angeles area, Ronald Levin was a con man who bilked him in a phony investment scheme before disappearing in June 1984. To the authorities, Levin was the victim of a revenge murder that Hunt planned and carried out with such thoroughness that the body has never been found. Last week a Santa Monica Superior Court jury agreed with the prosecutors, convicting Hunt of robbery and murder.

Although defense witnesses maintained they had seen Levin alive in Arizona...

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