Ex-Mayo Clinic nurse's sudden rise to multimillion-dollar real estate mogul a fraud, feds say
December 5, 2022
Matthew Onofrio's jump from nurse anesthetist at the Mayo Clinic to boasting hundreds of millions of dollars in sudden wealth through real estate deals became a fantastical success story that attracted a wide audience online.
All just as he entered his 30s.
"I was sitting in an operating room realizing I have so much more potential than this and really feeling like I did not have control over my life," Onofrio said in an August YouTube video titled "How An Anesthesiologist Became a Real Estate Mogul Worth $160 Million."