Epic Fraud Uncovered-Schadenfreude Runs Wild

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  1. del
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    my heart bleeds.

    "Some of America’s wealthiest socialites were facing ruin last night after the arrest of a Wall Street big hitter accused of the largest investor swindle perpetrated by one man.

    Shock and panic spread through the country clubs of Palm Beach and Long Island after Bernard Madoff, a trading powerbroker for more than four decades, allegedly confessed to a fraud that will cost his wealthy investors at least $50 billion – perhaps the largest swindle in Wall Street history."

    perhaps? damn.

    $50 billion at stake after Wall St broker Bernard Madoff is arrested over ‘world’s biggest swindle’ - Times Online
     
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    Pity--I wonder if there will be a domino effect and catch the whole lot of them.
     
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    one never knows, do one?
    will there be strings of polo ponies on ebay?
     
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    maybe cries for more bailouts ? :lol:
     
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    Karma is SUCH a bitch.
     
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    Ya know, some on the left are using this as a reason SS should never be privatized.
    I'd still prefer to trust my retirement portfolio with the stock market than to the chuckleheads on Capitol Hill anyday.
     
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    Uh, please tell me he's not going to get a bailout too! :eek:
     
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    You are an idiot.

    We can fire the chuckleheads on Capitol Hill anytime we want to.
     
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    sure, they're just as honest as your average member of congress.:eek:
     
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    he'll make bail i suspect. is that what you meant?
     

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