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The Markit Group: A Black-Box Company that Devastated Markets

Did a little mystery company in London help hedge funds crash the markets?
Mark Mitchell
7 min read

Email Exposes Short Seller Plot to Destroy a Public…

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series. Read Part 1 Read Part 2 A few years ago, a clique of influential journalists went...
Mark Mitchell
9 min read

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

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...
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