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“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” Special Documentary Event

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NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

1871 Broadway at 61st street

New York, NY 10023

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Event rescheduled: November 16, 2018, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the story of Abacus Bank, a small community bank located in the Chinatown of the New York City became the only bank who was prosecuted by the Federal District Attorney Office during the financial crisis 2008. The New York District Attorney Office charged Mr. Sung, the owner and Abacus Bank with 182 crimes including but not limited to: Forging Business Records, Civil Loan Fraud, Felony larceny. . . . In response to these serious criminal charges, Mr. Sung and Abacus did not choose to compromise; instead, they decided to fight to the end of the story. From 2012 to 2017, in suffering five years’ criminal investigations and trials, Mr. Sung and Abacus Bank finally announced innocence by the court. Therefore, Mr. Sung and Abacus Bank’s story becomes another legend in the Chinatown and Chinese-American community.

October 2nd, 2018, Abacus Bank and Dai & Associates, P.C. will hold a special movie event for Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, in this event, you will be able to:

  • Enjoy the film and to know more about the Chinese- American community
  • See the Producer of the film, Mr. Sung and his family, and hearing their experience of the case

《国宝银行:小可入狱》讲述了位于纽约唐人街的小型社区银行国宝银行在2008年金融危机期间成为唯一一家被联邦地方检察官办公室起诉的银行。纽约地方检察官办公室指控国宝银行及其所有者孙先生共计182项罪行,包括但不限于:伪造商业记录,民事贷款欺诈,重罪犯罪… 针对这些严重的刑事指控,孙启城先生及其家人没有选择妥协,相反,他们决定战斗到故事的结尾。 从2012年到2017年,经过五年的刑事调查和审判,孙先生和国宝银行最终被宣布无罪。 自此,孙先生一家和国宝银行的故事成为唐人街和华裔美国人社区的一个传奇故事。

102日,国宝银行与纽约戴上律师事务所将举行《国宝银行》影片放映会。此次放映会,我们荣幸邀请到影片的主人公孙启诚先生及其眷属亲临现场,将就影片内容,与大家亲身交流分享, 进行现场讨论,与诸位共同深思,千万不要错过!


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