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4,618.  All men are frauds.  The only difference between them is that some admit it.  I myself deny it.  (Man & Fraud)  H L Mencken, US editor, 1880-1956

 

 

124,207.  Goldman Sachs eventually settled its fraud case by paying an unprecedented $550 fine.  (Banksters & Finance & Wall Street & Fraud)  Meltdown: The Secret History of the Financial Global Collapse IV: After the Fall, CBC 2011 

 

 

8,931.  Once one of America’s top Republicans, Lawrence King is serving a fifteen year prison sentence for a multi-million-dollar fraud.  His financial crime is only half the story.  (Children & Paedophile & Fraud & Abuse)  Conspiracy of Silence, withdrawn Discovery Channel/Yorkshire Television 1994

 

8,932.  Boys Town has cash reserves of $500 million but still raises up to $35 million annually solicited from the public by begging letters and promotional videos.  (Children & Paedophile & Fraud & Abuse)  ibid.

 

8,933.  From 1979 Larry King developed close commercial ties to Boys Town.  And Boys Town’ youngsters were sent to work for his companies.  But King used Boys Town not just as a source of young boys for his business, he prostituted them at sex and drugs orgies.  (Children & Paedophile & Fraud & Abuse)  ibid.

 

 

17,104.  He was the mastermind behind the biggest retail fraud in US history.  And used techniques investigators had never seen before.  And vanished with hundreds of millions of dollars.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  Masterminds: Crazy Eddie e33

 

17,105.  Crazy Eddie expanded at a phenomenal rate.  What began as a single outlet in Brooklyn had by 1987 grown into a vast empire of thirty-nine superstores.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,106.  The Crazy Eddie empire was a massive fraud.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,107.  By 1978 Eddie and his family are skimming one dollar for every five they bring in, reaping millions.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,108.  Armed with 13 apparently successful stores he sits down to seal the deal with Wall Street.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,109.  With his family life in tatters, Eddie’s business problems now worsen.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,110.  The new owner quickly discovers the inventory fraud: a staggering $80,000,000 worth of non-existent merchandise.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

17,111.  He flees to Israel ... Eddie Antar loses his fight for extradition, and is sent back to America to face justice.  Eventually Antar admits to seventeen counts of fraud.  He owes $150,000,000 in fines and restitution.  And close to $1,000,000,000 in civil law suits.  He goes to prison for eight years.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Shops)  ibid.

 

 

73,626.  Organised crime has moved into our financial markets.  Thousands of victims across Britain have lost their livelihoods.  The most vulnerable are the prime targets.  Tonight, the city of London police investigated a gang making millions.  (Fraud & Finance & Gangstas & Companies & Stocks & London)  Fraud Squad I, ITV 2011

 

73,627.  Fraud is the new goldmine for criminal gangs.  Three point two million people in Britain have become victims.  Organised crime’s latest enterprise is to con people into purchasing shares in companies that don’t exist.  (Fraud & Finance & Gangstas & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

120,455.  The City of London police have a specialist department tackling fraudsters nationally and internationally.  They have identified twelve hundred boiler rooms making criminals over three hundred million pounds per year.  (Fraud & Finance & Gangstas & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

73,628.  Criminal gangs share the list of people they have conned.  (Fraud & Finance & Gangstas & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid. 

 

73,629.  The sale of fake shares requires a sophisticated network.  -[George] Abrue’s criminal organisation uses bogus websites, shell offices, glossy brochures and mass-market emails.  (Fraud & Finance & Gangstas & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

18,444.  George Abrue Gang London Sweden Barcelona: Organised crime has moved into our financial markets.  Thousands of victims across Britain have lost their livelihoods.  The most vulnerable are the prime targets.  Tonight, the city of London police investigated a gang making millions.  (Gangstas: London & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

18,445.  Fraud is the new goldmine for criminal gangs.  3,200,000 people in Britain have become victims.  Organised crime’s latest enterprise is to con people into purchasing shares in companies that don’t exist.  (Gangstas: London & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

18,446.  The City of London police have a specialist department tackling fraudsters nationally and internationally.  They have identified 1,200 boiler rooms making criminals over £300,000,000 per year.  (Gangstas: London & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

18,447.  Criminal gangs share the list of people they have conned.  (Gangstas: London & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

18,448.  The sale of fake shares requires a sophisticated network.  Abrue’s criminal organisation uses bogus websites, shell offices, glossy brochures and mass-market emails.  (Gangstas: London & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

 

73,630.  The City of London Police have arrested nine people.  They are accused of selling millions of pounds of fake shares to hundreds of British victims.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  Fraud Squad II, ITV 2011

 

73,631.  Ringleader Abrue has been arrested in Sweden for assault.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

73,632.  Fraud is one of the fastest growing crimes in Britain.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

73,633.  Nine suspects are charged with sixteen offences.  (Gangstas & Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

73,634.  Detectives have seized one million pounds in assets from the gang.  The victims have lost twenty million.  (Fraud & Finance & Companies & Stocks & London)  ibid.

 

 

42,863.  Share sale, boiler room, hedge fund or bond fraud involves bogus stockbrokers, usually based overseas, cold calling people to pressure them into buying shares that promise high returns.  In reality, the shares are either worthless or non-existent.

 

You are usually contacted out of the blue by a professional-sounding stockbroker who offers you investment opportunities that seem too good to be true.  You are also promised free research reports, special discounts and ‘secret’ stock tips.

 

In reality, the fraudsters are cold-calling as many people as possible, persuading them to invest in shares that are either non-existent, or so worthless they are impossible to sell.

 

The fraudsters may provide false share certificates and other documents to make the investments seem credible.

 

Once the fraudsters have squeezed whatever money they can from investors, they quickly disappear.  (Stocks & Fraud)  Action Fraud online article

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