Jump to navigation Jump to search This article is about the white supremacist. In 2002, Duke pled guilty to felony fraud. Specifically, he defrauded his political supporters by pretending to be in dire financial straits, and asking them for money to help him pay for basic necessities. At the time, Duke was financially secure, and he used his supporters’ money for recreational gambling. Duke speaks against what he alleges as Jewish control of the Federal Reserve Bank, the U. As the son of an engineer for Shell Oil Company, Duke frequently moved with his family around the world. They lived a short time in the Netherlands before settling in Louisiana.