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Portfolio Manager at Whitman Capital Charged With Securities Fraud – Top Secret Writers


Portfolio Manager at Whitman Capital Charged With Securities Fraud
Top Secret Writers
In coordination with the Financial Fraud Investment Task Force, Doug Whitman, a portfolio manager at Whitman Capital LLC, was found guilty on four counts of conspiracy and securities fraud crimes. According to a press statement released by the U.S.

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Lack of Financial Fraud Prosecutions a Festering Wound for Country, Economy – Firedoglake


Lack of Financial Fraud Prosecutions a Festering Wound for Country, Economy
Firedoglake
Proving federal fraud requires evidence of intent, no small lift. But proving intent does not require a smoking gun. The financial crisis, fomented over years by big banks and presided over by executives, involved reckless lending, heedless

Financial scams more likely to hit older boomers – Chillicothe Gazette


Financial scams more likely to hit older boomers
Chillicothe Gazette
On Thursday, she shared information on financial fraud, and in September, she'll talk about the myths surrounding hospice care. "I try to make these short so if someone is on their lunch break, they can come listen, get their lunch and get back

‘White-collar crime does a lot more damage than conventional crime’ – Irish Times


'Whitecollar crime does a lot more damage than conventional crime'
Irish Times
If whitecollar crime formed part of the backdrop to our banking collapse, then it follows that every citizen of the State is a victim of such crime by way of increased taxes, loss of national sovereignty, wide-ranging youth unemployment, restricted

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Payoff in the Pit of Plutocracy – Corporate Crime Reporter


Payoff in the Pit of Plutocracy
Corporate Crime Reporter
This book is about corporate crime – although that phrase doesn't appear anywhere in its 288 pages. It is in fact one of the best books on how corporate criminals manipulate the system to get away with their crimes. One way is to enforce silence among

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Column: Senior financial scams often all in the family – Reuters


Column: Senior financial scams often all in the family
Reuters
(The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) CHICAGO (Reuters) – Mention the topic of financial scams against seniors, and most people will think of a telemarketing fraud or a Ponzi scheme. But more often than not, the

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TV Nation – Crackers Goes to St. Louis


A segment from Michael Moore's TV Nation (1994) in which Crackers the Corporate Crime Fighting Chicken returns to fight corporate crime in St. Louis, Missouri. Crackers travels to the St. Louis area town of Doe Run to confront the lead battery factory there. The citizens of the town believe their children have been poisoned by the lead runoff from the factory, so Crackers conducted a series of lead tests and took the results to the state environmental office. Thisvideo is not meant to infringe on any copyrights, but to share this amazing show of Moore's with those who didn't catch it the first time around on television, especially as TV Nation has not been made commercially available to purchase
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BP Criminal Prosecution May Be Bumped to Next Year – Corporate Crime Reporter


BP Criminal Prosecution May Be Bumped to Next Year
Corporate Crime Reporter
“Election year politics will play no role in the charging decisions or in any plea discussions,” Uhlmann told Corporate Crime Reporter.“But they will have a major impact on the timing of any criminal prosecution. The Justice Department cares very much

How To Avoid Financial Fraud In The Gold Market – Gold and Silver Blog (blog)



Gold and Silver Blog (blog)
How To Avoid Financial Fraud In The Gold Market
Gold and Silver Blog (blog)
The gold bull market is alive and well as the summer doldrums come to a close and gold accumulation and trading starts to heat up going into the fall. As the gold bull market matures and it draws more attention from investors all around the world, it

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To White Collar Psychopaths, Stealing and Backstabbing Come Easy – CNBC.com



CNBC.com
To White Collar Psychopaths, Stealing and Backstabbing Come Easy
CNBC.com
Unlike lower-level criminals who might rob a bank and leave behind evidence, white collar psychopaths are much harder to catch. They're intelligent, have great interpersonal skills, powerfully persuasive and able to disguise themselves very well.

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