Saturday, January 05, 2008

The Dance Ends for Eugene Plotkin - New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer:

Perhaps he ought to have stuck to the real story, in which a 63-year-old retired underwear seamstress in Croatia suddenly makes $2 million moving shares of Reebok stock, just days before Salomon AG's $3.8 billion acquisition of the company, which tips off the Securities and Exchange Commission to a pair of bright, young bankers who, it turns out, hatched a plan involving a Merrill Lynch analyst, a stripper, a guy from Brooklyn called Elvis Santana, and two workers at the Wisconsin plant that prints Business Week in order to rake in $6.7 million.

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