Jack Hasson, MD
Jack Hasson is an accomplished medical professional. He has completed Internship, Residency, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training.
Palm Beach jeweler Jeffrey Hasson has been found guilty of defrauding celebrities and eccentrics out of millions in restitution payments by selling fake, flawed, filled and irradiated gems as the real thing, according to prosecutors.
Early Life and Education
Jack Hasson was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama Montgomery where he majored in chemistry before enrolling at Birmingham’s UAB School of Medicine for medical school studies and completed internship, residency training and Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship training programs.
Professional soccer was also part of his life as he played 14 years with Major League Soccer teams: first the Kansas City Wizards (now Sporting KC) and later Portland Timbers. Additionally, he is Deacon at St. Eleanor Parish in Collegeville as well as being on the Permanent Diaconate Advisory Council.
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. United States of America vs John Robert Hasson a/k/a Heloneti Galera or Jack Hasson as defendant-Appellant before EDMONDSON, ANDERSON and POGUE Circuit Judges.
Jack Hasson has spent his professional career in the industrial chemical industry with roles encompassing marketing, sales and management. He has served in multiple capacities within companies as an officer, advisor or board member – from officer through to deacon – while traveling with Kitty and their sons and grandsons, gardening, cooking and home projects are also favorites of his. Based out of Oregon’s beach community community he possesses extensive experience working with planned communities, condominiums and homeowners associations; providing marketing, valuation and negotiations services; as well as developing extensive business contacts over time.
Hasson was recently found guilty by a federal jury for fraud and money laundering. As part of their sentence, they must return his Jupiter ranch, Breckenridge ski home and $20 million held in their Paris bank account; additionally they are expected to repay victims such as Detroit developer Aben Johnson who they had scammed of their funds.
Prosecutors charged Hasson of using his private jet, call girl, and fake harem to trick Johnson into buying $80 million worth of jewelry that were mostly valued under $10 million. Hasson further misled customers into believing they had dealt with Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates or Wal-Mart heir Sylvia Walton when in reality neither were actually involved.
Prosecutors interrogated Tucker and Baker about their fees during cross-examination, prompting Hasson to waive attorney-client privilege to enable discussion of fees.
Jack brings extensive business experience to Arthur Andersen as an officer, advisor and board member of several businesses. For most of his career he served with Arthur Andersen – a global accounting, tax and consulting firm. Jack has expertise in real estate working with homeowners associations, planned communities and condominiums. In Newport/South Beach Oregon they own their beach home within Southshore community.
Hasson allegedly used private planes to fly customers into Palm Beach from all over the United States in order to forge connections with Brunei’s Sultan, then hired store manager’s brother as “Sheik,” women to act as his harem and men as bodyguards as part of his scheme, Hopkins claimed. Hasson convinced Johnson – among them Carole Lombard herself – to purchase jewel after jewel on the promise that they were from Sultan’s collection; Hasson convinced Johnson repeatedly.