The Wolf of Wall Street's Jordan Belfort sues film's producers for $300m

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Former stockbroker sues scandal-hit production company Red Granite for fraud and breach of contract Jordan Belfort, the former stockbroker whose story inspired the Martin Scorsese-directed hit The Wolf of Wall Street, is suing the film’s financiers for fraud and breach of contract, and claiming $300m in compensation. According to the Hollywood Reporter , Belfort’s legal action arises directly from the financial scandal surrounding Red Granite, the production company that put up the film’s $100m budget but was subsequently linked to a multimillion-dollar embezzlement in which huge sums were …

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