Bloomberg

The End of Super Secret Swiss Banking?

Bloomberg is reporting that since the day in February that UBS coughed up 300 client names to the US government in a tax evasion investigation, the Swiss bankers and their clients are quaking in their boots. The decision marked the first time Switzerland lifted its banking secrecy laws, allowing UBS to pass on client data…

MGM Mirage: Degenerate Gambler

From Bloomberg: MGM Mirage and Dubai World failed to reach agreement with Deutsche Bank AG and talks on a $1.2 billion loan to complete the Las Vegas CityCenter project collapsed, according to five people with knowledge of the matter. Come right in, MGM, take a seat…can I get you a cup of coffee?  Sorry, yes,…

Ruth Madoff Wants to Keep the Secret Stash House

Sure, let Ruth keep The House that Ponzi Built, the upper east side penthouse Madoff Attorney Ira Sorkin is now claiming is “unrelated” to the fraud charges.  Yeah, ok…unrelated!  Like the gold and art looted from every corner of Europe by the Nazis and hoarded in Swiss banks was “unrelated” to the genocide.  Sure.  Ruth’s…

Scumdog Billionaires: 2 More Hedge Fund Ponzi Schemes This Week

Chant with me, y’all:  Pon-ZI! Pon-ZI! Pon-ZI! Pon-ZI! PON-ZI! PON-ZI! Wait til you hear what these Pillars of Society were up to! Prince Charming #1: Westgate Capital Management’s James Nicholson, had a fake accounting firm since 2004.  He set up a “virtual office” and had calls to this phantom auditor forwarded to himself!  In the…