Three men charged with fraud in saga of South Jersey deli once valued at $100 million

Your Hometown Deli, the former Paulsboro, New Jersey store that was once valued at $100 million, is now the subject of a federal fraud case against three defendants who are accused of manipulating the stock of the shell company that listed it as its sole asset. The meme stock gained national attention last year over the absurd valuation, which regulators say was driven by a conspiracy between James Patten, 63, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Peter Coker Sr., 80, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; and Peter Coker Jr., 53, of Hong Kong

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