We have an old saying over here: a fool and his money are easily parted. A bit harsh, but a lorra truth in there.
Your family friend is a stark illustration of its devastating consequences, and a salutary warning to others. Meanwhile, Camping is laughing all the way to the bank - until he is compelled to give an account of his actions on 'that day'.
Sure would not wish to be in his shoes when that last trumpet sounds. If he was a true Christian, he would repent of his evil, reimburse everbody he defrauded and beg their forgiveness, then God's.