Minkow back to the Clink!

ZZZ Best superstar Barry Minkow, King of the Ponzi's, became a preacher, a self-appointed fraud detector and finally a stock manipulator. Now he gets 5 years in the clink. for securities fraud. A good friend told me once ... the way someone does something, is the way they do everything. (translation ... Leopards don't often [...]

By |2011-07-27T01:21:00-07:00July 27th, 2011|Forensic Accounting, due diligence, fraud, ponzi, financial fraud, non-profit, get rich schemes, Corruption, Embezzlement, Lennar, Minkow, ponzi scheme|Comments Off on Minkow back to the Clink!

Thieves Arrested (Hooray!)

Our "Den of Thieves" have been uncovered, announced and arrested. Who knows whether it will stick ... but ... it's a start. (These are certain officials at the City of Bell, CA) This NPR interview asks the prime question ... How did a 2 1/2 mile square city, of 40,000 impoverished citizens wind up with [...]

By |2010-10-14T14:44:00-07:00October 14th, 2010|Forensic Accounting, fraud, financial fraud, non-profit fraud, get rich schemes|Comments Off on Thieves Arrested (Hooray!)

Den of Thieves

In case you didn't hear. The management team of the City of Bell California gave themselves absurd salaries. The City Manager about $800k The assistant manager and police chief about $500k each. The city only has about 40,000 residents and a significant percentage are below the poverty level. The city receives a significant amount of [...]

By |2020-11-16T09:30:23-08:00July 23rd, 2010|fraud, financial fraud, non-profit, non-profit fraud, City of Bell, get rich schemes, nonprofit|Comments Off on Den of Thieves
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