Accused Ponzi Schemer Finds Out the Hard Way That the Feds Read Jail Mail

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Ken and Diane in happier times.
Ken and Diane in happier times. Photo: Djamilla Rosa Cochran/WireImage for Niche Media, LLC

Financier Ken Starr, who has been accused of plundering the accounts of his wealthy celebrity clients, sent his wife, stripper Diane Passage, a nice love note from prison. "I have this enormous love for you that grows," he wrote, over the prison e-mail system. "I miss you beyond what any human should feel — and I don't know what to do." Aw. But the sweetness of that e-mail was probably tempered, in Diane's eyes, by the fact that the Post today reports he sent it just days after telling a female friend "I love you" and asking her to find him a "dumb pretty and sexually active" paramour should his wife need replacing.

Court records show jailed fraudster Kenneth Starr exchanging emails with mystery woman [NYP]