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Corzine Corzined - Congressional Panel Finds Former MF Global CEO Ordered JPM Fund Transfer

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The only thing that could top today's epic market insanity and hilarity, would be that Corzine is himself about to be Corzined. Just released from Bloomberg:


And so we can now add perjury to felony embezzlement. Which means we now have to wait to find just which MF'er (and JPM'er) will be given a promise of untold millions if they only get Fab Tourre'd for a few years, and spend 5-7 in minimum security state prison instead of brave Jonny.

From Bloomberg:

Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd.’s chief executive officer, gave “direct instructions” to transfer $200 million from a customer fund account to meet an overdraft in one of the brokerage’s JPMorgan Chase & Co.
accounts in London, according to an e-mail sent by a firm executive.


Edith O’Brien, a treasurer for the firm, said in an e-mail sent the afternoon of Oct. 28, three days before the company collapsed, that the transfer of the funds was “Per JC’s direct instructions,” according to a copy of a memo drafted by congressional investigators and obtained by Bloomberg News.


O’Brien’s internal e-mail came as the New York-based broker found intraday credit lines limited by JPMorgan, the firm’s clearing bank as well as one of its custodian banks for segregated customer funds, according to the memo, which was prepared for a March 28 House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on the firm’s collapse. O’Brien is scheduled to testify after being subpoenaed this week.


“Over the course of that week, MF Global’s financial position deteriorated, but the firm represented to its regulators and self-regulatory organizations that its customers’segregated funds were safe,” said the memo, written by Financial Services Committee staff and sent to lawmakers.


Vinay Mahajan, global treasurer of MF Global Holdings, wrote an e-mail on Oct. 28 that said JPMorgan was “holding up vital business in the U.S. as a result” of the overdrawn account, which had to be “fully funded ASAP,” according to the memo.


O’Brien Letter


Barry Zubrow, JPMorgan’s chief risk officer, called Corzine to seek assurances that the funds belonged to MF Global and not customers. JPMorgan drafted a letter to be signed by O’Brien to ensure that MF Global was complying with rules requiring customers’ collateral to be segregated. The letter was never returned to JPMorgan, the memo said.

The money transferred came from a segregated customer account, according to congressional investigators. Segregated accounts can include customer money and excess company funds.


Corzine testified that he never intended a misuse of customer funds at MF Global, and that he doesn’t know where client funds went.


“I did not instruct anyone to lend customer funds to anyone,” Corzine told lawmakers in December.

Steven Goldberg, a spokesman for Corzine, declined immediate comment.

Oops. Of course, in Jonny's defense there was no perjury here. The truth was merely rehypothecated.

Full memo below. And for those who say it is not a smoking gun, read last paragraph on page 4 and first paragraph on page 5. It appears the administration has turned on "JC"

MF Memo


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Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:15 | 2284794 Concentrated po...
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PRISON, BITCHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2284825 KMS
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Federal, Pound-You-In-the-Ass-Prison!?

I hope the prison guards put him with some 320# 6'8" CPU All-Star; go home, make a sandwich, and sleep good that night. Then come back the next day - with a mop.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:24 | 2284853 Troll Magnet
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they'll just "ken lay" him meaning he'll be pronounced dead but no one will be able to confirm.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:54 | 2285006 iDealMeat
Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:04 | 2285035 Fukushima Sam
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Dear Mr. Corzine,

We have just put in the mail a package to you, with contents of one jar of Vasoline.  The great thing about Vasoline for someone in your situation, as compared to a water-soluble lubricant, is that it takes a very long time to wear off.  You may need to ask your wife to smuggle it in for you.


The People

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:07 | 2285045 Silver Bug
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Also Max Keiser was SPOT on, he called this months ago! Priceless.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:09 | 2285049 NotApplicable
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Meanwhile it only took the fedgov weinies FIVE MONTHS to figure it out.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:14 | 2285062 Hacked Economy
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Hey...where'd my 'Track' tab go?  How am I supposed to go back to my previous threads?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:15 | 2285064 TruthInSunshine
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Another JPM competitor bites the dust.

How many competitors to JPM have bitten the dust since 2008?


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:30 | 2285084 nope-1004
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Congratulations to the Honorable Jon S. Corzine.

Even if he is a liar, thief, purjer, husband, father, and all around prick.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:57 | 2285214 Doña K
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I bet he is gonna plea bargain and do some time near the end of the year, so that Obama will pardon him on his way out of office in January.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:44 | 2285391 fuu
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"JPMorgan drafted a letter to be signed by O’Brien to ensure that MF Global was complying with rules requiring customers’ collateral to be segregated."


Which one is the Vampire Squid again?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:59 | 2285432 GetZeeGold
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Oh wait......he is.


Moved to France to hangout with his pal Roman Polanski. I think he plans on making the move permanent.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:14 | 2285476 flacon
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Guys, just think of his children. Think how devistating this news must be to them who only a few days ago released their statement praising their father and his impecable conduct and dedication to his family and all of humanity. 


Please let us spend a moment of solemn silence thinking of the children. Those poor, poor children. 




Thank you.



Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:20 | 2285490 ChrisFromMorningside
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If they are like other "children of the uber-wealthy" that I have met ... They probably barely know their father, let alone give a fuck what happens to him. They just need to make sure they get that trust fund.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:30 | 2285526 Troll Magnet
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boy, somebody's on a junking spree.  corzine jr. trolling ZH?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:04 | 2285793 AldousHuxley
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Establishment kicking out non-elite background players on wall st.


They are all guilty, but only the chosen ones are exempt from prosecution:

  • Ivy League undergraduate
  • Harvard of Columbia MBA or JD
  • Goldman Sachs's IB preferred

OK'ed by establishment:

Hank Paulson: Dartmouth + Harvard MBA

Goldman Sach's Lloyd Blankfein: Harvard + Harvard Law

Obama: Columbia + Harvard Law

Citibank's Vikram Pandit: Columbia + Columbia MBA/PhD

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon: Tufts + Harvard MBA

Lazard's Bruce Wasserstein: U Michigan + Harvard JD + Harvard MBA (unfortunately he ended up dying young due to work)


NOT approved by the establishment:

MF Global's Jon Corzine: Illinois State U undergrad + U of Chicago MBA

Lehman's Dick Fuld, Jr.: Colorado State U undergrad + NYU MBA

Bank of America's Ken Lewis: Georgia State University



Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:36 | 2285851 smiler03
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I've only read "Corzine Corzined" and it's made my year, I hope it's true. Now back to reading the article.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 00:42 | 2286008 Michael
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If Corzine is not arrested soon, someone should make a citizens arrest or form a citizens grand jury to indict that criminal, if the government refuses to do its job.

Citizens Grand Jury Validity and Legal Authority

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 01:47 | 2286076 Oh regional Indian
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The God's of WAR will save the Dog's of Money. But the game is now in the sencond half of innings 7 I think. Sure feels like it.



Sat, 03/24/2012 - 02:22 | 2286112 Michael
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On Trayvon Martin;

Now all the black leaders are playing the black victimization race card to get more government tax payer money and benefits for their? black group, and to take away my gun rights.

That's the bottom line.

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion are currently in effect, as they have been for many decades.

The Jews perfected the victimization race card and the blacks are just following the same plan. Just search "Defamation True Stories", by the Israeli documentary film maker Yoav Shamir, and see the documentary on how the Jews perfected the victimization race card strategy.

Or follow this link to the first posting of this film where I hijacked the top of the comment section on the first page. You can read my comments from a couple of years ago, first one is #19 on the front page where I posted under the same name I'm currently using.

Note: Don't worry about the warning on the page, the Jews are just trying to discurge people from viewing the video there.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 03:33 | 2286160 Michael
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Thank God the shooter was Hispanic and not a Florida White Cracker.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:45 | 2286392 RafterManFMJ
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No, unfortunately he is a white hispanic; says so right here in this YAHOO news article.

Zimmerman, a white Hispanic, was patrolling the streets of a gated community in Sanford on Feb. 26, when he spotted Martin and told a police dispatcher that a "black male" was acting "suspicious." Zimmerman, 28, ignored a warning from the dispatcher not to pursue Martin, and a violent confrontation ensued, leaving Martin dead.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:56 | 2286403 GetZeeGold
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You seemed to be lost.


This article is about Jon Corzine.


Sat, 03/24/2012 - 03:57 | 2286170 Michael
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If you watch this video you will see a Jewish woman working for the ADL saying to her supervisor, there was someone complaining about people making anti-semetic remarks on a website.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 04:41 | 2286204 Michael
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Well, the IPad 3 didn't kill the Physical Library this time around, I wonder how many more tries it will take?

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 06:05 | 2286233 rcintc
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We all know what's going to happen. January 19, 2013 - OBAMA!'s last day in office (hopefully and the day before Ron Paul's fist) - he will get a presidential pardon at 11:59am.

He will be in jail for all of 3 days maybe.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 14:08 | 2286823 AldousHuxley
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The REAL question is....







Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:47 | 2285868 Ned Zeppelin
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No Skull and Bones at Georgia State, eh?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:54 | 2285878 cynicalskeptic
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Expect 'insider trading' arrests on Monday of other minor 'outsider' figures for 'crimes netting them 'millions' or 'tens of millions'.   Once hundreds of millions are involved, you're scot-free.  Ask Mozilla.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:11 | 2285897 smiler03
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This O'Brien bitch has to go down too. The bitch refused to give evidence without immunity. I presume that having been subpoenaed that the bitch will have no immunity?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:30 | 2285528 flacon
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"Daddy, tell us a bed time story."


"CORZINE: Once upon a time, there was a half bald headed man who was CEO of a vampire squid. He had no talent other than deceiving people and stealing the money from the villagers. This man gave birth to some children. Those children are you. That's right, you are the spawn of a vampire squid."



Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:39 | 2285550 r00t61
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CHILDREN: "That explains these blood-sucking tentacles, then."

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:52 | 2285580 flacon
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CORZINE: "I was a

Wankin'. Fuckin'. Banker."


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:50 | 2285770 FEDbuster
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Bernie Madoff's new cellmate?

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 04:53 | 2286211 Element
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Maybe that can start up a drama club, perform Fiddler on the Roof, do a tour of the promised land, and mysteriously vaporise in the middle of Act 3, and never be seen again?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:04 | 2285605 The Watchman
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What's the best way to cook a squid? Vaporize it!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:27 | 2285646 Oracle of Kypseli
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When I read that banks will pay 90 cents on a dollar for claims, I knew something was brewing. I hope that most did not sign as now they will be free to sue for lost revenue in civil court. Corzine is toast. He will be in litigation forever. No more castles in France.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 00:11 | 2285969 Chuck Walla
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Moved to France to hangout with his pal Roman Polanski. I think he plans on making the move permanent.


Why not? Same crime, different victim...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:03 | 2285442 DormRoom
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jesus crhist:  Oh look.  another JC doing God's work.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:58 | 2285592 flacon
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In the name of God the Father (JP Morgan), the Son ('JC' Goldman Sachs), and the Holy Spirit (HSBC/Bank of America).

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 02:09 | 2286098 Deo vindice
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"Thou shalt not steal" ain't the only commandment you know.

Just saying...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:13 | 2285287 blindman
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remember the titanic!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:29 | 2285347 Dugald
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You really think it will happen? Who else in the company has initials JC and who is willing to be regulularly sodomised for a shit load of moola?

Ever noticed how easily slime slips off the hook?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:17 | 2285485 JPM Hater001
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"Another JPM competitor bites the dust."

They all eventually fall at the feet of my nemesis.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:49 | 2285578 HoofHearted
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Can we possibly take down Corzine, JP Morgan, and Obama all in one fell swoop? No way my life gets that good!!! No way.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:58 | 2285696 LeBalance
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Sat, 03/24/2012 - 02:12 | 2286101 Deo vindice
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  Can we possibly take down Corzine, JP Morgan, and Obama all in one fell swoop? No way my life gets that good!!! No way.

Their places would simply be filled with others waiting in the wings.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:17 | 2285629 Benjamin Glutton
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Why has Bloomberg published a 3rd hand assertion without documentation and attributed it to someone(Edith O'Brien)who by all accounts will plead the 5th. When you read the Bloomberg article note that it references an e-mail written by O'Brien and a memo written by congressional staffers.

from BMG;

Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd. (MFGLQ)’s chief executive officer, gave “direct instructions” to transfer $200 million from a customer fund account to meet an overdraft in a brokerage account with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), according to a memo written by congressional investigators.

Edith O’Brien, a treasurer for the firm, said in an e-mail quoted in the memo that the transfer was “Per JC’s direct instructions,” according to a copy of the memo obtained by Bloomberg News. The e-mail, dated Oct. 28, was sent three days before the company collapsed, the memo says. The memo does not indicate whether that phrase was the full text of the e-mail or an excerpt.

Now compare the Bloomberg innuendo to the unequivocal Corzine quote.

“I never gave any instruction to misuse customer funds, I never intended anyone at MF Global to misuse customer funds and I don’t believe that anything I said could reasonably have been interpreted as an instruction to misuse customer funds,” Corzine told lawmakers in December.

It's very simple...MSM and Congress will give JPM and other properly connected thieves all the room they need to negotiate the best possible outcome for JPM etc. etc...





Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:49 | 2286396 disabledvet
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this is actually a topical point. the question should be "where is the anti-terror financing report on the matter." one cannot simply transfer 200 million dollars from a soon to be defunct financial institution in the USA to an American branch of a bank in Britain and "no one has a clue." How can these massive fund transfers still go on and no one in the oversight branch of Government have even a passing interest in "how do"? where's the Federal Reserve here? The only thing these folks "fighting the war on terror" appear to be doing is destroying the American people's simple "freedom from being groped at the airport" while the "money for nukes" cabbage flows around like it was never meant to be contained or tracked or traced in the first place. brazen corruption by people who have no interest in being anything but.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:23 | 2285088 Things that go bump
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The track tab disappeared on Wednesday.  Below that is a link that says "Follow this user's comments." I haven't tried it to see if it performs the same function.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:42 | 2285134 MsCreant
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Track your own comments to test run, does great.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:03 | 2285242 Things that go bump
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I see that - thanks.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:21 | 2285314 disabledvet
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the fact that it took this long is not a sign of incompetence on the part of the governnment interestingly...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:47 | 2285398 Christophe2
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No kidding.  How long does it take to parse through the emails of the company, especially those surrounding the critical few days preceding the bankruptcy?


The fact that this is a chap. 11 bankruptcy (a reorganization) rather than a chap.7 (liquidation), with all the ensuing benefits for the MFG criminal executives, who get to stay on and not only cover their tracks but also potentially get massive bonuses is a brutal slap in the face of all the muppets trying to make an honest living in Amerikkka.  We don't see Bloomberg interviewing Bill Black and talking about that, huh?


Above all, I'm amazed that any evidence remains, or is being exposed by the rats conducting the non-investigation...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:02 | 2285601 DeadFred
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The evidence has been there all along. It was being held in reserve for the right time. It's impossible no one knew about this months ago so the critical question to ask is "Why are they revealing this now?" It might be the start of the DUMP half of the latest pumpNdump cycle. There could be some other motivation but there is absolutely no way this Email was just discovered (un-vaporized?). Why now?

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:52 | 2285776 TheFourthStooge-ing
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DeadFred said:

There could be some other motivation but there is absolutely no way this Email was just discovered (un-vaporized?). Why now?

In a well written play, events like this don't just happen. This could have been revealed in an earlier act, but it wasn't. Given what has transpired over the last decade in the world of unpunished financial crime, the script has certainly taken an unexpected twist.

Why now, sir, indeed. Touché.


Sat, 03/24/2012 - 05:06 | 2286114 Bringin It
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DeadFred, Stoogie - Why now? 

To placate the growing and grumbling mob.  Bread and circus.  Threaten to throw a gladiator to the lions for a change.  But only threaten.  For now.

New outrages must surely be in store and this event will show/signify "balance".

When we see the PERP_WALK it's real.

Where is the perp-walk?

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:02 | 2286348 Everybodys All ...
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It's simple ... MFGlobal is Obama's Watergate and there is a coverup going on.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:57 | 2285429 ChrisFromMorningside
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It took them five months to figure it out? Or it took five months before they could no longer suppress the truth and it became glaringly obvious?

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:53 | 2286401 RafterManFMJ
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Hey, has anyone heard any rumors about Silver/Gold manipulation? I think I heard something about this 3-5 years ago...I vaguely recall there is an ongoing's that USS Maine investigation going? 

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:09 | 2285717 Christoph830
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Obama's ratings went down in that five-month span. Romney has become a clear favorite in a head-to-head matchup so theyve decided to release the hounds on Corzine now. I'm so tired of this shit

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:58 | 2286405 disabledvet
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i agree. everyone is corrupt. the media has the goods on all the politico's. you're better off watching porno. it's more interesting and informative at this point.

Sun, 03/25/2012 - 00:05 | 2287822 Xkwisetly Paneful
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There is a lot of incredibly stupid stuff posted on this site.

However since direct betting exists on the election and millions of dollars in offers are currently available it isn't that tough to actually look at financially staked odds instead of social science bullshit,

and since that is as easy as punching something into a keyboard,

it is pretty stupid to post one guy is ahead when the other guy is just under a 2/1 favorite win.

I am so tired of this shit.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:50 | 2285409 Zero Govt
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Oooh Christmas comes early

put him in jail and we'd have 2 XMas' come along in one

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:09 | 2285053 MsCreant
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The people have better things to do with their petroleum than giving it to John for his ass.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:15 | 2285065 Rich V
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I'll donate a pound of salt that he can pack up his ass

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:27 | 2285103 WillyGroper
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OK, OK, I'll donate the lemon juice.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:00 | 2285229 Doña K
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Maybe his kids ratted him out. Too much guilt and pay now is always easier tha pay later.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 00:59 | 2286027 old naughty
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But maybe the Matrix is falling apart...

We shall see.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:51 | 2285410 Village Idiot
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use a 6" pipe threader and some chineaze hot mustard...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:56 | 2285780 TheFourthStooge-ing
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...with an LSD, PCP, and Jalapeño enema.


Sat, 03/24/2012 - 00:49 | 2286013 PC Load Letter
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He deserves baking soda

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 16:19 | 2287008 Big Corked Boots
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Jim McGreevey (another proud NJ politician FYI) can help him with packing his fudge.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:24 | 2285826 paddy0761
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I'll donate a length of PVC pipe and some barbed-wire.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:39 | 2285753 eatthebanksters
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MsCreant, how about picturing him smoking a jailhouse cigar (or 3)!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:05 | 2285040 Sophist Economicus
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Quick, queue the Vanity Fair article, get the NY Times to find pictures of Jonny posing with little black children in Harlem next to a hospital, somebody do something, please!!!!


Sat, 03/24/2012 - 08:55 | 2286338 Everybodys All ...
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Cramer just the other day said on CNBC that he didn't think Corzine did anything wrong. Obviously before this news but it goes to show you the coverup and deceit is on going.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:00 | 2285029 Silver Bug
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The sad thing is, he more than likely STILL won't go to prison!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:10 | 2285054 Colombian Gringo
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Agreed. The lying sack of shit called Corzine will walk. Instead,  1,000,000  more americans will be thrown into jail for marijuana offences to show that Obama is tough on crime.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:28 | 2285514 Umh
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Unless they're illegal immigrants.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:46 | 2285165 raeb
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Or, an immediate pardon from Obama.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:32 | 2285228 Kali
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Yup, the Mike Milken strategy.  Probably the ONLY reason he was found Guilty. Assholes, all of em.  This goes beyond regulatory capture, we're onto total government captcha now bitchez!


 Milken got sentenced to ten years in prison, only served <2yrs.  Never stopped trying to get a presidential pardon, both Clinton and Shrub turned him down.  However, a fact i had forgotten in the mists of time, he was a precedent setting case for prosecuting financial crimes with RICO (by,are u ready for it RUDY GIULANI!).  You listening ERIC!!!


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:30 | 2285841 CompassionateFascist
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Milken never served a day in "prison". Went to a WC crime prison farm, spent 2 years growing tomatoes, playing tennis, reading the New Yorker. If, in the unlikely circumstance Obama's #2 bagman - Corzine - ever does get convicted of anything, that'll be his "punishment".

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 01:50 | 2286078 Lord Blankcheck
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Milken was railroaded by the New York banksters so they could steal the junk bond market he created.That's where Mayor Giulani made his name.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 05:28 | 2286221 Bringin It
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Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:59 | 2286406 RafterManFMJ
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Milken was railroaded by the New York banksters so they could steal the junk bond market he created.That's where Mayor Giulani made his name.

You have to wonder how these guys are psychopaths, yet such cunts; they burn and steal, then get betrayed/railroaded...and take it.  No countermoves, no mob wars. See, that's why I prefer the old-fashioned, get-your-hands-dirty mobsters. Not only do they not steal as much from you, they have the honor and balls to take out anyone who attacks them or die trying.

It's sad the .gov mobsters of today are so pansy like; I fear for our future as a nation.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:33 | 2285357 FeralSerf
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Or maybe a Bush style Scooter Libby deal.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:59 | 2285786 TheFourthStooge-ing
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I don't know why Libby went with such a dorky nickname as Scooter. It's not like it's any better than Irving Lewis Libby.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:09 | 2285272 eatthebanksters
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He'll be Madoff's cellmate...

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:04 | 2286350 Everybodys All ...
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MFGlobal is Obama's Watergate and there is a coverup going on.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:50 | 2285189 Oleander
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Can't we hold him in the dungeon of that castle of his in Scottland? The cold damp air does wonders for ones health.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:43 | 2285561 FeralSerf
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Jon Corzine, who had only $3 million of his own money in MF Global, was said to be buying a French château with his wife two weeks before the firm’s bankruptcy.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:27 | 2284867 lotsoffun
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where's eddie curry these days?

he has some predilictions


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:49 | 2284979 Doubleguns
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Seems he might be getting ready for prison. He seems to be checking out Barrys tits in that photo.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:54 | 2285206 Eireann go Brach
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Based upon these findings, I would say he is a shoe in for the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:41 | 2285757 eatthebanksters
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Perhaps Timmy's replacement...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:08 | 2285715 non_anon
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odds are Jan. 20,2013 Presidential Pardon

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:20 | 2284830 BliptoP3
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Nah, the Department of Justice has better things to do.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:28 | 2284875 SteveGennisonBa...
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Where's his family's public letter now?  Let's revisit that again.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:50 | 2284987 WillyGroper
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Perhaps they're checking the contents of their jewelry boxes & bank accounts.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:10 | 2285055 Benjamin Glutton
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I thought this piece included evidence...Corzine sent authorization to transfer Company funds and a couple of morons transferred customer funds???




Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:19 | 2285078 Global Hunter
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Jon S. Corzine, MF Global Holding Ltd.’s chief executive officer, gave “direct instructions” to transfer $200 million from a customer fund account to meet an overdraft in one of the brokerage’s JPMorgan Chase & Co.
accounts in London, according to an e-mail sent by a firm executive.


Edith O’Brien, a treasurer for the firm, said in an e-mail sent the afternoon of Oct. 28, three days before the company collapsed, that the transfer of the funds was “Per JC’s direct instructions,” according to a copy of a memo drafted by congressional investigators and obtained by Bloomberg News.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:51 | 2285180 Benjamin Glutton
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Was Bloomers holding Jamie's hand when he authorized this "story"?

“direct instructions” to transfer $200 million from a customer fund account to meet an overdraft in one of the brokerage’s JPMorgan Chase & Co. accounts in London, according to an e-mail sent by a firm executive.

notice only "direct instructions" in quote.

Let's see the "direct instruction" and not a now 3rd party description.





Sat, 03/24/2012 - 08:24 | 2286306 It was not me
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So if JP Morgan gets signed document that it is ok to transfer the funds from client account to corporate account then it is fine with them and it is legal??? What the fuck! Even a guy selling hotdogs in front of JP Morgan office building in Manhattan knows that it's illegal. Custodian bank has responsibilities that cannot be overridden even by Mr Change himself.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:51 | 2285073 Theta_Burn
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Helluva good start, but lets not start buying rounds just yet.

Prepair for lawyers/deals/hes cooperating BS. (can't wait to see how much honor there is umongst thieves) 

Unless of course theres a coronary, or a bolt of lightning.

Friends of Corzine=shitting 32oz gold bricks.

Can we drop the Honorable now??




Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:50 | 2285572 GetZeeGold
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Can we drop the Honorable now??


Consider it done.


I'm still trying to find out who that lone -1 quy is starting at the top of the that you?


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:06 | 2285797 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Advice for the Dishonorable Jon Corzine:

If you don't start singing,

your butthole starts stinging.

Burma Shave®


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:47 | 2284976 flacon
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Department of Justice is under which wing of government: Executive, Judicial or Legislative? 

If you answered EXECUTIVE you are correct!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:15 | 2285481 TwelfthVulture
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They are ALL under the FINANCIAL branch of the government.  You're new here, aren't you?

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:06 | 2286353 bdc63
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Has anyone noticed that there is a near media blackout on this?  I've had CNN on the background for about 2 hours this morning and NOT ONE SINGLE MENTION OF IT.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 09:06 | 2286354 Everybodys All ...
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Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:26 | 2284851 Concentrated po...
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the "corzine rule" hahahahahahahahah

CEO's must sign off on large transfers of customer funds....LOL



Banana republic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:55 | 2285012 Stax Edwards
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I hope the name sticks.  A fitting legacy for that crook.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:25 | 2284856 ZeroPower
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Doubtful. He's not nigerian or anything like that.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:46 | 2284969 SHEEPFUKKER

So the email said the funds were transferred per "JC's direct request".  It wasn't J. Corzine that ordered the transfer, it was Jesus Christ.......doing god's work. 

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:16 | 2285066 NotApplicable
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More likely they'll find some Indian guy in a back room with those initials and blame it on him.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:24 | 2285092 nope-1004
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Jorge Costanza?


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:27 | 2285913 smiler03
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Ponzi Madoff Corzine

The name should stick, justice permitting.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:08 | 2285266 Decolat
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JC thinks he's JC...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:35 | 2284911 PrintingPress
PrintingPress's picture - Jon has friends in high places.  Prison is for scumbags. 

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:36 | 2284914 Stuart
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no, not prison.  stand him up against a wall. start with the ankles, slowly aiming higher after each shot.    

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:59 | 2285023 Piranhanoia
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He has to squeal.  He has to tell tales and name names.   If he is found to have committed some crime as a public servant that still carries the death penalty,  fine.   

Since he has to squeal,  his friends will use crazy glue if they can get to him first.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:38 | 2285374 FeralSerf
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Cheney says waterboarding is not torture.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:28 | 2285916 SillySalesmanQu...
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If he does squeal...please, oh lord please , let him bleat "It was the Devil Lord, it was Jamie and Blythe that made me do it...I swear!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:13 | 2285808 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Just chain him to a stake and send an invitation to all of the MF Global customers that he robbed.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:39 | 2284935 Kaiser Sousa
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I keep telling ya'll...ain't shit gonna change until one of these mother fucking bankers is shot and got....there ain't no law...just the bankers...

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:50 | 2284984 SheepDog-One
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Until theyre showing bankers dangling from lamp posts, the 'in-your-face' criminality festival goes on and on and on.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:14 | 2285811 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Occupy Wall Street lamp posts...with bankers.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:43 | 2285860 Papasmurf
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Just one?  One does not set  a trend.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:41 | 2284945 SHEEPFUKKER

The honorable J. Corzine coming to a FEMA camp near you. 

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 21:22 | 2285736 UP Forester
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Too bad he'll be visiting you and yours as Big Sis's replacement....

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:31 | 2285921 smiler03
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That word "honorable" makes me wanna puke. Like our British bastard "sir" Fred Goodwin, makes me wanna puke.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 16:51 | 2284995 sessinpo
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Another sacraficial lamb to the political wallstreet god of corruption. Let the games continue.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:41 | 2285141 LongSoupLine
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God, PLEASE tell me Dimon himself approved the transfer, and Bernanke, Geithner and Obama were all on the Cc line of the email!!!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:52 | 2285581 GetZeeGold
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That's almost sultry porn you penned there.


Fri, 03/23/2012 - 17:50 | 2285191 A Nanny Moose
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F that. Pair of pliers and a blowtorch.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 18:30 | 2285349 OneLessZombie
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Does anyone here believe that outright fraud and lying before a congressional committee by the well connected receives serious jail time?  LOL

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:01 | 2285788 optimator
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He didn't perjure himself, he simply "misspoke".

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 05:29 | 2286218 Element
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Ben did not monetise the debt, he just mis-printed a few trillion FRNs.

Obama did not make war, he's just mis-bombed a few countries (... wot? ... it can happen!)

Timmah isn't a tax cheat, he just mis-accounted all of his GS income stream.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 08:05 | 2286292 Gold Dog
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"It depends on what your definition of "is" is."

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:00 | 2285437 ihedgemyhedges
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Say hi to Bernie for me while you're in there Mr. C. Ok? Oh, what, you were a senator, governor, AND ran Goldman?? AND YOU WERE A BUNDLER FOR OBAMA CAMPAIGN?!?!?!

Oh ok, never mind then............

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:04 | 2285447 Ripped Chunk
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He will skate.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:36 | 2285545 solgundy
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BS to prison....Congress refers charges to Eric Holder...Duh! want to see Corzine do the "perp walk"?....start stuffing the ballot boxes to get rid of the Criminal-In-Chief

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 19:42 | 2285560 unclened
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what makes this even funnier is that London seems to be the jurisdiction where US firms can easily f*ck their customers in the ass. Lehman did it and MF Global did it in style! The greatest bit of this story is that MF Global used client cash to cover a margin call and JPM get to keep it!! TCF my ass!!! 

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 20:05 | 2285607 Buck Johnson
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The released this information and John Corzine is screwed.  He moved it knowing that he shouldn't do it and he said he never authorized movement or co-mingling of accounts.

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 22:13 | 2285810 ACP
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You Jon Corzine, are hereby sentenced to a Federal "pound me in the ass prison" for a period of not less than 5 years.

AND, you are a VERY BAD MAN!

Fri, 03/23/2012 - 23:26 | 2285912 CheapBastard
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 I'll believe prison time when I see it.

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 03:17 | 2286151 It was not me
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Well, this explains it all:

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