Comments on: Annals of white-collar crime, James Altucher edition http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: traducator daneza http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-53733 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:05:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-53733 Do check my web site as well. It is the best advice available on the unannounced Marq by Assetz group in Bangalore. You can visit with my site to also learn about any of the newest endeavors in Bangalore.

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By: BillAndivey http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24443 Wed, 02 Mar 2011 13:30:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24443 “Just Enough” by Fitty Dollar J:

I’m Fitty Dollar J, gonna teach ya how to rap my way,
I don’t sling no rock, I just push a bunch o’ crock,
Been a crook from the get go, though I took down my say so,
I’m a master self dealer, not so good a self squealer.

Stevie Cohen changed my life, mind if I ring up yo wife?
Hit ya wiff a Pacifi-ca, now I wield a hedge fund, duh!
Don’t need no skillz ya jerk, got tole how da cell fone work,
‘Course I’m contro-versial, you let me hold the purse, y’all.

Runnin’ red lights, sleeping good at nights
Cuz, I read your email, popo knows I’m a big whale
Laughing at my large pay, I’m gonna save a life today,
I’m rappin’ bout the small stuff, to ease my conscience just enough.

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By: BillAndivey http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24442 Wed, 02 Mar 2011 12:48:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24442 It’s obvious why he’s doing this — he’s been listening to rap. The parallels are striking. An underground criminal enterprise that everyone in the neighborhood knows about. Not all participate, but enough have family members – or receive paltry income from — the criminality, that no one rats to the cops. The cops are seen as the enemy. Regular society is portrayed as “square” and undesirable, to be avoided at all costs. Those at the top achieve incredible wealth, and fame. The leaders’ biggest worries are protecting themselves from their underlings. I could go on and on. Question is: Am I talking about a crack gang or a major investment bank? Thanks, James “Fitty Dollar” Altucher.

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By: wpw http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24409 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:26:32 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24409 I am not saying anyone is sheltered because they have not done any of these things. I am saying you are sheltered if you are shocked that many successful and powerful people have done these things, do these things on a regular basis, and think there is nothing wrong with people of their standing doing these things. I have had my emails hacked and my privacy intruded by very successful and respectable people. That is how some of them work. Dont be shocked that Prime Minister Cameron’s communications man would be approve of hacking private phone conversations. It is because he would do that sort of thing that he is suitable for the job.

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By: KenG_CA http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24408 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 16:55:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24408 @wpw, I didn’t realize that making it to middle age without emptying your parents’ bank account, without defrauding your employer by awarding contracts to your own secretly held company, without breaking into email accounts, and without shoplifting, qualified as “living a sheltered life”. What percentage of the population do you think has done at least a couple of those things?

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By: rb6 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24407 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:32:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24407 I had a lot of reactions to this, but the one thing that really makes Altucher’s original post so unselfconsciously revealing is how he seems not to have any awareness that “us regular folks” are routinely subjected to pre-employment screening and background checks looking for mere proxies of potential dishonesty — arrest, banruptcy, long-term unemployment, poor credit history — and here he is freely admitting to criminal and dishonest behavior that defines him as not much more than a cheat and he expects no consequences to flow from this despicable course of conduct whatsoever. A fine example of how privilege works, and how it is utterly transparent to those who possess it.

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By: spectre855 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24406 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:09:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24406 @jimmycabo: I’m pretty sure that numerous courts have agreed that email is private. People have gone to jail for email hacking.

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By: wpw http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24403 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:52:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24403 Wow! Either you people have led very sheltered lives or you need to develop some sense of perspective before judging others.

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By: BarryKelly http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24397 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 08:42:53 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24397 As far as I can tell (particularly the lack of empathy he shows to others), Altucher seems to be a successful sociopath with narcissistic tendencies. An entertaining character to observe, but I’d stay well away from engaging with him, business or personal or otherwise.

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By: jimmycabo http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/02/28/annals-of-white-collar-crime-james-altucher-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-24394 Tue, 01 Mar 2011 01:56:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=7461#comment-24394 Since when was e-mail private ?

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