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Chapter 1 of a book-length story about the financial underworld and the vulnerability of the U.S. markets to deliberate attacks
Mark Mitchell
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The Miscreants’ Global Bust-Out: Preface

In some respects the financial crisis is what the Mafia calls a "bust-out", but on a gigantic scale.
Patrick Byrne
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Barry Minkow’s short trip from ex-felon to current-felon

Barry Minkow’s sudden return from ex-felon to current-felon has come as a surprise to some, but not to the Deep Capture team; for we...
Judd Bagley
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Michael Milken Redux: Insider Trading Indictments on the Horizon…

SAC Capital and other hedge funds might finally pay the piper.
Mark Mitchell
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Moral Hazard at the SEC

When attempting to understand much of what happens at the Securities and Exchange Commission, I believe moral hazard is nearly as important a factor...
Judd Bagley
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Notes on David Einhorn: The Predator in a Cute…

David Einhorn would have you believe that he is brave crusader against corporate malfeasance. The truth is, he's a fraud who did serious damage...
Mark Mitchell
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Europe Comes to Terms With Market Manipulation; the SEC…

The markets go haywire, Germany responds sensibly, and the American establishment refuses to contemplate the reality of criminal manipulation.
Mark Mitchell
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On Wall Street, membership has its privileges

When these two banks enabled manipulative short selling, they were silently transferring wealth from the masses into the accounts of the privileged few.
Judd Bagley
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Goldman’s gold has lost its luster

Goldman may be flush with cash, but with pressure mounting on politicians to reject any of it in the form of campaign contributions, suddenly...
Judd Bagley
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The SEC and its culture of regulatory capture

But dig a little deeper and you’ll find the Stanford case is the bigger outrage by far, not so much for the scam itself,...
Judd Bagley
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