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Someone Is Going To Jail For This: MF Global Caught Stealing Hundreds Of Millions From Customers?

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Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:21 | 1830358 Bunga Bunga
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yes, the porn shop!

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:26 | 1830379 knukles
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Note the comment, that intermingling the two pools of funds would "violate a fundamental tenet of Wall Street regulation: Customers’ money must be kept separate from company money."

Fuckin'-A right.  They Must Remain Separate.  The Customer Money is there to be churned. looted, misapproriated, violated and stolen.  The Firm's Money must be preserved at all costs for it is thence from where salaries and boni grow.

Fuckin'-A Right.
Prime Directive.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:55 | 1830487 Freddie
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Uh yeah but this assumes you live in a country of laws.  America is Kenya and Zimbabwe now.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:31 | 1830602 earleflorida
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it never was when we had a middle class that knew where their roots came from -

it seems in the last 30/ 40 years, they have been put on the 'endangered species list'

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:37 | 1830615 Freddie
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One word - TV.  Conservatives think Fox/Al Waleed is any better than Disney/ABC/Al Waleed or CNN/Time Warner/Al Waleed or NBC/GE/Comcast/Al Waleed.  The Saudis and the tribe have money and joint ventures with all the networks.  Sheep who watch TV enable it ALL.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 02:29 | 1830965 Oh regional Indian
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Spot on Freddie. TV and the bought up press...


On the Press



Tue, 11/01/2011 - 01:29 | 1830917 Dave
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Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:12 | 1830547 disabledvet
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and then it's...ON TO THE TAXPAYER!

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 05:20 | 1831039 ViewfromUnderth...
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Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:28 | 1830390 CrashisOptimistic
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It's the SIPC.

Guess who has to replace the customer money?  It's the securities agency's FDIC clone.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:31 | 1830402 Bobbyrib
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SIPC is not the government. Not saying you did say it, but it needs to be pointed out.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:44 | 1830454 Freewheelin Franklin
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I thought the SPIC was broke after that Madoff thingy.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:54 | 1830483 Pladizow
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How did the latinos get involved?

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:38 | 1830618 earleflorida
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Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:10 | 1830314 MFL8240
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Obama had Corizide on a short list of candidates to replace Tim the tax cheat.  Two things, Obama must go and Geithner should be in jail with Corizide. 

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:17 | 1830340 WestVillageIdiot
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Corzine was on a short list and Obama belongs on a short bus.  I could still see him coming to Corzine's defense.  That's what human fecal matter does. 

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:43 | 1830629 Cynical Sidney
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obama and the fed is on corzine's short list of people to call when corzine got the margin call. Due to the hostile political climate i guess they are not very receptive to corzine's ideas. obama is readying the next round of bankster bailouts, they will be consolidated into one huge bailout. mark my words next one will be big

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:46 | 1830459 Freewheelin Franklin
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I don't know. Corzine lobbied hard for that position and Obummer basically blew him off. That was the impression I got at the time.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:52 | 1830478 WestVillageIdiot
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When you say "blew him off".........................?

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:00 | 1830505 Hedgetard55
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I hear Barry is the blowee, not the blower.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:13 | 1830549 caerus
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it'll prob be dimon

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:10 | 1830315 Spitzer
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I said months ago that Eurozone shit would cause Fed primary dealers to go bankrupt.  Its on record.


MF down..

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:20 | 1830356 WestVillageIdiot
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Spitzer, I know you are the biggest fan of the Euro on ZH.  I don't mean that as an insult.  So how does this help the Euro?  How well do you think the Euro can do, in lieu of the news of a Greek referendum?  I can tell you that you know this a lot better than I do.  I always appreciate seeing your opinioin. 

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:13 | 1830711 Bringin It
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Spitzer must be OK or they would not have done that DSK-deal on him.

Re. the Euro - Jim Willie talked along time ago about a rump/remanent/Nordic Euro.

Greece needs to return to the Drachma.  The "Latin Euro" is DOA and that leaves the remaining rump/remanent/Nordic Euro that Jim Willie talked about a long time ago.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:14 | 1830715 Spitzer
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I don't really know how this will play out but the fact is, Eurozone issues brought down a Fed primary dealer bank. What if the EU problems bring down another bigger primary dealer bank ? And then the specs turn to the US ?

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:22 | 1830364 Ahmeexnal
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and this in turn means Fed won't bail out deadbeat eurozone.  collapse wll happen on both sides of the atlantic. the difference is, on the other side they will blame a neighboring euro country and go to war.  history is ALWAYS right.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:01 | 1830509 Pure Evil
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I think they just did a partial bailout of the eurozone with the vast majority of MF Global's deposits.

The whole scheme was designed to fail, why else put Corzine in charge.

I'm not sure which hurts worse, gettin' ass raped by your ex-wife's lawyer, or being ass raped by Jon Corzine and MF Global.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:19 | 1830568 disabledvet
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my guess would be a "totally insane Trichet" was not factored into equation. Once he said "non" to the CDS--that was the end of MFGlobal. Soon we will be adding major European banks to the list.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:16 | 1830718 Bringin It
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Re. why else put Corzine in charge?


Good point PureEvil.  It's like lighting a back fire to slow down the fire-storm.

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 04:34 | 1831008 Raging Debate
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Spitzer - You also called the Euro peg correctly as well, even though its just a bridge for the Chinese peg. Well called sir.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:10 | 1830317 dolph9
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Show me one Jewish bankster who has gone to jail.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:21 | 1830363 WestVillageIdiot
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Madoff?  Is he considered a banker? 

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:20 | 1830570 disabledvet
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well he was a regulator. isn't that considered "the next best thing"?

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:57 | 1830494 optionswriter
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Maybe I missed something,  But I thought Corzine was Italian.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:07 | 1830533 XitSam
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Maybe I missed something. There are no jews in Italy?

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:06 | 1830697 Ahmeexnal
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Michaelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci are the first ones that comes to mind.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:59 | 1830803 dolph9
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They were creative and noble, the exact opposite of Jews.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:58 | 1830675 myshadow
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well he isn't part of the international zionist conspiracy.....

Personal details Born Jon Stevens Corzine
January 1, 1947 (age 64)
Taylorville, Illinois Political party Democratic Spouse(s) Joanne Dougherty Corzine (1969–2003; divorced)
Sharon Elghanayan (2010–current) Children Jennifer Corzine
Josh Corzine
Jeffrey Corzine Residence Hoboken, New Jersey Alma mater University of Illinois (B.A.)
University of Chicago Booth School of Business (M.B.A.) Profession Financial executive, jail bird
Religion United Church of Christ[1] Signature
Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:09 | 1830702 CompassionateFascist
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He can claim any "religion" he wants. I personally worship Mithras...but that has nothing to do with my ethnicity (race). Ditto Corzine. In other words, HE'S A FUCKIN' HEEB!

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:11 | 1830527 TrulyBelieving
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You said bankster, as if you meant a Jewish criminal. If that's the case I agree with you. If you mean any Jewish banker just because he is Jewish, then I wouldn't agree.  Would you be so kind to clarify your meaning, please sir.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:06 | 1830696 CompassionateFascist
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Stavisky, in France...about 75 years ago.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:10 | 1830318 No One
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Jail!!! HAHAHAHAHAH thats funny...

Dudes who did this (if true) will end up at SEC

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:22 | 1830368 WestVillageIdiot
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If Corzine was Hindu he would be truly fucked.  I think O and Holder hate the Hindus.  Just ask Raj. 

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:39 | 1830621 Freddie
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O's a muslim.  He was a CIA cutout in Pakistan years ago.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:12 | 1830321 navy62802
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This is why I call black swan on MF Global. This is going to grow larger.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:37 | 1830429 MsCreant
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It is going to take a real surprise to get around the Bernanke, TPPT, the TBTFs, and the rest of the central banking system. There is too much central banker control propping stuff up.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:53 | 1830657 chdwlch1
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I was sure they were going to hold this thing together (bubble gum, duct tape, etc.) until the elections....now I'm not so sure.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 23:06 | 1830695 midgetrannyporn
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This is going to grow larger.


That's what she said.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 21:12 | 1830322 equity_momo
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Money shot.

Mon, 10/31/2011 - 22:23 | 1830577 disabledvet
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you know in the old days you really did go "from the revolver to the revolver." it really was that simple. now we need a Karl Gustav i guess.

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