‘Kung Fu Panda’ Hoaxer Gets 2-Year Prison Term In $12M Fraud Scheme

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Jamye Gordon, who attempted to defraud DreamWorks Animation out of more than $12 million in a hamfisted scheme in which he falsely claimed that he was the creator of Kung Fu Panda, has been sentenced to two years in federal prison and ordered to pay $3 million in restitution. In 2008, several months before the movie's release, Gordon saw a trailer for Kung Fu Panda. He’d previously created some drawings and a story about pandas, which he called Panda Power, that bore…