The Rise and Fall of Colorado’s “Scarface of Marijuana”

Scott Pack was one of the most flamboyant marijuana entrepreneurs in Colorado — a handsome, stylish charmer with seemingly inexhaustible wealth and a way with words that was catnip to individuals looking to cash in on an industry growing at a breakneck pace.

But then, just over three years ago, Pack’s world slowly but inexorably started going to hell. In the spring of 2017, a lawsuit accused him of being a ripoff artist and, mere months later, he found himself at the center of what was touted at the time as the largest marijuana fraud indictment in state history. Following trial testimony that accused him of aspiring to be the Scarface of Colorado weed, Pack was convicted of multiple felonies this past February and, in July, sentenced to twelve years in prison — and now, he’s been ordered to pay nearly $2.5 million in restitution to former investors bilked as part of his elaborate scheme.

Attorney Henry Baskerville represents Pierre and Christoph Raygot, the plaintiffs in the…

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