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Source:  The Daily Beast

New streaming platform Quibi prides itself on brevity.  Videos are designed for mobile viewing and are no more than ten minutes long—“quick bites,” as it were.

“Run This City,” a 10-part documentary on the platform, is a familiar tale of local political scandal meets true crime, but in micro-segments.

At its center is former Fall River, Massachusetts mayor, the charismatic, fast-talking Jasiel Correia, who happens to bear a striking resemblance to Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal.

Correia was elected at 23 years old in 2015, re-elected in a landslide in 2017, and then arrested by the FBI twice while in office for accusations of wire fraud and filing false tax returns.

The charges are based on a local business geotargeting app, SnoOwl, founded by Correia, and claims that he defrauded investors in the company by spending the money they put into the company on personal items.

Correia, who has been promoting the documentary on social media, admits that SnoOwl never made any money, but is adamant about his innocence.

Read the story at The Daily Beast.


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