John Spano a.k.a. "John A. Spano, Jr."
New York Islanders / NHL - 96/97
Spano briefly owned the New York Islanders after fraudulently acquiring the franchise from John Pickett. Pickett regained the control of the team in the summer of 1997 after the fraud had been revealed. Spano was later sentenced to prison for multiple counts of frauds and forgery.