Sean Healy's Other Ponzi Victims Include Single Mothers, Cancer Patient
|Healy (pictured with wife Shalese) actually spoke on the phone with some investors he later denied knowing.|
One name Healy denied knowing belongs to a recently single mother of two, who spoke at his March 31 sentencing: "Over the past several years, I've undergone treatment for various illnesses, pre-cancer and skin cancer," she said. "I have had operations to remove this cancer, and I need continual ongoing treatment to prevent this cancer from resurfacing. However, I can no longer afford health insurance, which means I am without the means to continue my treatment and pay for the expenses associated with these treatments.
"Will this affect my quality of life and my health and will it affect the time I spend with my children? All these factors are now unknown and have created much anxiety for me and my family because of the dishonest, corrupt, and selfish acts of one individual, Mr. Healy, and the people who believed in him."
Another single mother spoke about the two jobs she has worked for the past ten years to try to finance college for her two teenagers. In February 2008, her biological father passed away.
"Growing up, I did not have a relationship with [my father], and in my heart, I feel that leaving me his estate was his way of making up for many, many years that we did not have a relationship," the 43-year-old woman said.
Her father's estate was handled by Ahrens Law Firm -- one of Healy's key victims. She lost $400,000. "I continually lose sleep over all of this," she said. "I do not trust in people as I once did."