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Indiana financial manager and pilot Marcus Schrenker is a smooth talker who promised investors steady returns on their money, said two former commercial pilots named in an Indiana Department of Insurance complaint.

Police believe Schrenker attempted to fake his death by bailing out of his plane over Alabama. He was found late Tuesday in Quincy, Florida, with marks on his body consistent with a suicide attempt, said Lt. Jim Porter, a spokesman for the Gadsden County sheriff's office said.

Those who knew Schrenker shared stories of a charming man with lofty promises. Read full article »

CNN's Ashley Fantz, Tristan Smith and Kathleen Johnston contributed to this report

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