Wednesday, July 22, 2009

ST$ Reviewed on CNBC

Article Here

ST$ voted in the top 5 most inappropriate apps!

On Huffingtonpost..

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

NY Senate introduces Madoff Bill

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For anyone who believes crime doesn't pay, tell that to the New York state legislator who introduced a "Madoff" bill on Monday. Rich New Yorkers convicted of crimes would be forced -- if his bill becomes law -- to pay the state and federal governments for how much it costs to keep them in jail.

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Book Ive heard about, never read.. still want to eventually


Here's what its about:
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Elite Deviance is the only text in this area that takes a holistic view as it traces the causes of elite deviance to the structure of power and wealth in the United States. Elite Deviance includes both criminal and non-criminal elite acts that cause great harm. Unique in its scope, Elite Deviance covers not only corporate crime and political corruption in historical and contemporary contexts, but also the relationship between the two. Numerous current examples and case studies grab students' interest and reinforce all major theoretical points in the book.

Get it on Amazon.

Youthful Elite Deviants

From the NY POST:

A Chase Bank investment adviser and admitted hard-partying night crawler has been charged with looting $110,000 from a millionaire's private account in Manhattan, The Post has learned.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Madoff's Global Reach

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Squashing Secrecy

From Rep. Paul's blog.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Banks may lose $1b in penalty fees owing to new law

The consumer advocates claim that banks charge $40 as late payment and overdraft fees, which is much higher than the real charge for these financial institutions i. e. $1 per transaction.

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Industry Takes Aim at Plan to Create Financial Protection Agency

By Brady Dennis
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Business and trade-group lobbyists are beating a path to Capitol Hill this week for the first major battle over the Obama administration's efforts to overhaul the financial regulatory system.

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Mini-Madoffs a slideshow

People are always getting ripped off i guess.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

iPhone app lets you squash Wall Streeters

Posted by Susannah Breslin, July 7, 2009 4:28 PM | permalink

Susannah Breslin is a guestblogger on Boing Boing. She is a freelance journalist who blogs at Reverse Cowgirl and is at work on a novel set in the adult movie industry.
Squash the $treet is a game for your iPhone that enables you to express your violent dislike of all those smarmy bankers that Americans like to blame for the economic collapse.

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Madoff's "Perp Walk" Home

Real-Time Squashing. Hey, why not?

Monday, July 6, 2009

Squash The $treet Available Now In iTunes App Store

Click Here to Download Squash The $treet

Financial Crisis? Let your rage rain down on the crooks and swindlers who caused it.

Watch the shady bankers, creepy fraudsters and corrupt CEOs flee their gilded offices, sprinting for the nearest escape vehicle. Squash and flick the snarky scoundrels up and down the streets and sidewalks in the festering heart of the city where all the thievery and greed began. Recoup your losses with the monetary awards you receive from successfully squashing the white-collared criminals who stole your retirement savings. Fund your unending vengeful rampage with precious metal bonuses hoarded from certain embezzlers who just couldn't grab enough. Be a responsible steward: avoid bankruptcy or your bubble will burst.

Do we owe the Madoff victims anything?

"Criminals are good for business," said Sam Ng, owner of Sam's Traditional Deli at 30 Mulberry as he rushed to fill orders coming from the horde for hot and iced coffee. "I think they should put him in jail for a long time."

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