White Collar Fraud

Convicted Felon, former CPA, and former Crazy Eddie CFO Sam Antar speaks out about white-collar crime





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White Collar Crime 101: How to Defraud a Company

July 29, 2014: Sam Antar is a self-described white collar criminal. He was part of the Crazy Eddie electronics stores scam of the late '80s, but now is hired to speak to companies about fraud. Here he explains how successful fraud works. - Wall Street Journal Live

Related Article: Sam Antar: The CFO behind the Crazy Eddie’s fraud -The prices were insane; the fraud was brazen by Quentin Fottrell, Marketwatch

Wall Street Greed and Fraud

June 6, 2013: Tommy Belesis of John Thomas Financial is being targeted by regulators, reports CNBC's Andrea Day. CNBC's Andrea Day reports. According to the complaint, brokers were even subject to physical threats. - CNBC Power Lunch


Retired Fraudster on the ABC's of Financial Fraud and why it's Easier than Ever!

August 2, 2012: Remember 'Crazy Eddie,' home to the one of the largest securities frauds uncovered during the 1980s? The criminal CFO, Sam Antar, who helped mastermind the scheme, said he did it for fun and profit, and if he had not been caught, he would still be doing it today. What does this mean for the bigger picture about what is happening on Wall Street? The bad and arguably criminal actions at firms that helped cause the financial crisis have gone largely unpunished. We talk to the former Crazy Eddie CFO, Sam Antar, about it. - Capital Account with Lauren Lystra, RT News


Sam Antar: Green Mountain fudged its numbers - Decoder (2:48)

May 14, 2012: Sam Antar, who was convicted of fraud but is now a corporate watchdog, says Green Mountain inflated its inventory numbers in exactly the same way he did as CFO of Crazy Eddie. He claims a government investigation will uncover what he thinks is fraud. - Reuters

Related blog posts:

April 24, 2012: Is Green Mountain Coffee’s Inventory a Toxic Brew?

May 1, 2012: Is Green Mountain Coffee's Inventory Approaching Toxic Levels?

May 3, 2012: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters: Is it toxic or is it phantom inventory?


April 20, 2011: Special Report: From Hannibal Lector to Bernie Madoff by Matthew Goldstein - Reuters (web link, print link, video link)

Video: Crazy Eddie vet on finding white-collar scammers

"Profiling white-collar criminals is a difficult task as fraudsters are skilled in persuasion, lies and deceit, former Crazy Eddie electronics store CFO Sam Antar says"

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