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  1. This is what we imagine when you kids ask "should I start my own fund?"

    From the WSJ (link inside the post) "Would-Be Financial Whiz Is Charged With Stealing From Investors" The emails to clients are gold. "you idiot f*ck" / "I'm a human being" / "you know that I love you" To ...

    - Mar 22 2015 - 5:00pm - 62 comments

  2. Am I the only dumb ass victim of the China Internship Scam?

    Anyone else dumb like me to believe that you can get a $60,000 job with a MNC or Fortune 500 job in China just by buying a $3,700 summer internship with G*2c who claims to be their exclusive "corporate registrar"? By the time i left China, I had ...

    - May 19 2015 - 10:56pm - 18 comments

  3. But why aren't there activists?

    A recurring theme to many of my posts on small caps is the reader question "Why aren't activist investors involved?" For a lot of small undervalued situations the solution to undervaluation looks simple on paper. An activist investor buys ...

    - Mar 16 2015 - 11:45am - 7 comments

  4. The Most Fantastic Investing Opportunity... for ME?! Thank you, Mystery Man!

    Directly from the archives of "PMs that BlackHat gets that are so epic I'm willing to violate another user's privacy to share"------------------------------------------------------------------------------ To: BlackHat From: XXXXX ...

    - Aug 2 2014 - 4:33am - 23 comments

  5. Stanford Just Ganked Martoma's MBA

    Wait...what? Can they do that??? Apparently they can. Stanford's Graduate School of Business has rescinded Matthew Martoma's 2001 offer of admission, effectively saying he never attended grad school there, and thereby no longer has an MBA from ...

    - Mar 6 2014 - 7:23am - 24 comments

  6. 29-Yr Old Hedgie Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    29-year old "hedge fund" boss Frederick Scott pled guilty on Friday to fraud charges alleging his entire hedge fund operation was fictitious and that he bilked investors out of $1.3 million. He claimed to be the youngest African-American hedge ...

    - Sep 17 2013 - 7:57am - 33 comments

  7. How Rampant Is Cheating (& does Adderall count as cheating?)

    At an ethics class in my undergrad, we were once asked how many of us suspected or actually witnessed cheating in some form or another. A supermajority of kids had suspected peers of cheating, while about half of us claimed to have actually seen it. Hence ...

    - Sep 15 2012 - 3:50pm - 95 comments

  8. Is Fraud the Key to Wall Street Success Today?

    I'm really getting tired of writing about this stuff. I'm serious. It's really starting to wear on me. Fraud and criminal wrongdoing has become so prevalent on Wall Street over the past decade that no one even bats an eye at it anymore. In ...

    - Jul 12 2012 - 8:05am - 42 comments

  9. Did Fuld Commit Perjury?

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from April 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. Here's a nice bombshell allegation from a former ...

    - Mar 15 2014 - 9:00am - 5 comments

  10. Nails off the Rails

    Just when I thought I'd heard every possible Lenny Dykstra horror story, I came across this NY Post review of Nailed!: The Improbable Rise and Spectacular Fall of Lenny Dykstra, and I am completely blown away at the depth of Dykstra's ...

    - Mar 26 2013 - 7:45am - 10 comments

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