Mark Mitchell

Bernard Madoff, the Mafia, and the Friends of Michael Milken

In 2005, Patrick Byrne, the CEO of Overstock.com and future Deep Capture investigative reporter, began a public crusade against illegal naked short selling (hedge funds and brokers creating phantom stock to manipulate stock prices...
Mark Mitchell
28 min read

Strange Occurrences, and a Story about Naked Short Selling

An investigation into naked short selling and Wall Street leads to death threats
Mark Mitchell
14 min read

The Naked Short Selling That Toppled Wall Street

The Wall Street Journal stated in a lead editorial last week that the SEC was “reasonable” to “clamp down” on naked short selling. Well, that was progress of sorts, though one wonders how it...
Mark Mitchell
12 min read

Did a CNBC Reporter Help Destroy Bear Stearns?

Mark Mitchell of Deep Capture shows that CNBC's David Faber and a hedge fund contributed to the collapse of Wall Street investment bank Bear Stearns.
Mark Mitchell
9 min read