He went from being one of the metro`s top real estate brokers, to a federal prison cell.
Leonard Fazio was convicted of wire fraud and mail fraud for a real estate transaction that he says was completely legal.
Fazio was released from prison in 2008.
For the first time, he shares his side of the story exclusively with us.
Fazio says he wants to write a book about his experience.
He has chronicled some of the particulars of his story on the website leonardfazio.com.