Abacus

Abacus

Small Enough to Jail

DVD - 2017
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Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community, over the course of a five-year legal battle.
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] :, PBS Distribution,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781531702205
1531702201
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1
digital,optical,surround
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: PBS Distribution (Firm) - Publisher
Summary: Acclaimed director Steve James tells the saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves, and their bank's legacy in the Chinatown community, over the course of a five-year legal battle.
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