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Take me back to where I was.
  • Date: 7/26/08 3:31 AM
  • Number: 64017
  • Recommendations: 0

TL:

In Q2 2008, Overstock.com's improper exclusion of stock-based compensation expenses from EBITDA in violation of SEC Regulation G flipped a properly calculated negative EBITDA into a reported overstated positive
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  • Date: 2/14/08 3:44 AM
  • Number: 30273
  • Recommendations: 0

SJ: 

Whatever is contained in those emails is a poor excuse for Patrick Byrne's violations of Sarbanes-Oxley, violations of SEC Regulation G, lies, false and misleading disclosures, collusion with Judd Bagley to use anti-Semitism to smear
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  • Date: 9/3/07 12:10 AM
  • Number: 13759
  • Recommendations: 0

Any investor is well advised to study a company's footnotes to its financial statements. Reading the footnotes is simply not enough.

By changing a single word in our footnotes in the (Continued...)

  • Date: 1/17/07 8:52 AM
  • Number: 1602
  • Recommendations: 0

You can violate securities laws and other laws without "fixing numbers."

 

See my back and forth with Judd Bagley in DealBreaker here and other comments.

 

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  • Date: 1/14/07 2:27 AM
  • Number: 1536
  • Recommendations: 0

Dear Judd:

 

You are following the art of spinning in my blog my dear friend:

 

“When you cannot defend your actions or arguments attack the messenger to detract attention from your questionable
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  • Date: 3/27/12 12:54 AM
  • Number: 18762
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 7/13/11 11:42 PM
  • Number: 517
  • Recommendations: 2
Ben:

"I might think you suck as a person, but your work is appreciated."

Thank you for appreciating my current work. Regarding my past sins, I plan on a long stay in hell after I am done here. Hope that
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  • Date: 6/15/11 10:28 PM
  • Number: 516
  • Recommendations: 0
TMFHelical: Thank you. Will stay in touch. Regards, Sam
  • Date: 6/8/11 3:05 AM
  • Number: 512
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/6/10 12:39 PM
  • Number: 18734
  • Recommendations: 1
  • Date: 3/12/10 8:23 PM
  • Number: 18732
  • Recommendations: 2
Can we at least convince Patrick Byrne take some meds? Therapy, too?
  • Date: 3/12/10 8:21 PM
  • Number: 18731
  • Recommendations: 0
Funnier!
  • Date: 3/12/10 8:20 PM
  • Number: 18730
  • Recommendations: 0
Funny!
  • Date: 3/11/10 1:26 PM
  • Number: 18726
  • Recommendations: 3
  • Date: 10/17/09 3:03 PM
  • Number: 18700
  • Recommendations: 0
WUYB writes: "Just was saying if all the big bad stuff was out there by now they would have found it like this sting....."

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  • Date: 9/26/09 12:17 AM
  • Number: 18693
  • Recommendations: 1
  • Date: 9/25/09 4:52 PM
  • Number: 18692
  • Recommendations: 0
"Surprised Sammy isn't crowing."

Too busy watching Patrick Byrne and his paid cronies strike out. Stay tuned.

Sam E. Antar convicted felon and former Crazy Eddie CFO)
  • Date: 7/18/09 7:55 PM
  • Number: 18686
  • Recommendations: 0
Breaking: “Disappeared” Business journalist Herb Greenberg has been located

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  • Date: 7/13/09 1:50 AM
  • Number: 18683
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 6/8/09 3:30 PM
  • Number: 18677
  • Recommendations: 0
Please, pass me the peanuts and crackerjacks.

No further comment, at least right now.

Sam
  • Date: 5/9/09 11:35 PM
  • Number: 18658
  • Recommendations: 1
It seems that you are in denial about what is going on behind the scenes at Overstock.com, its Audit Committee, PWC, Grant Thornton, and ....

You and your cronies cant rant, harass, and intimidate all you
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  • Date: 5/7/09 8:55 PM
  • Number: 18657
  • Recommendations: 2
The Pump: 2009 Overstock.com annual meeting Patrick Byrne:

"Single digit growth on an annual basis should leave us GAAP profitable for the year."

The Dump: No kudos offered for PWC like
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  • Date: 5/4/09 12:06 PM
  • Number: 18649
  • Recommendations: 1
  • Date: 5/3/09 5:13 PM
  • Number: 18647
  • Recommendations: 1
The Sith Lord thanks SABEW for inviting me to participate in its white collar crime conference at John Jay. Now watch Byrne get jealous.

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  • Date: 4/25/09 11:41 AM
  • Number: 18638
  • Recommendations: 0
ET:

Are you trying to say that I am paid to blog?

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 4/24/09 9:11 PM
  • Number: 18635
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/24/09 6:18 PM
  • Number: 18634
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/24/09 5:56 PM
  • Number: 18633
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/24/09 3:45 AM
  • Number: 18632
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/23/09 9:18 PM
  • Number: 18630
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/22/09 3:38 PM
  • Number: 18623
  • Recommendations: 0
8-k disclosure:

"In connection with the termination of the consulting arrangement, the Company has agreed to pay $1,250,000 to Mr. Joyce."

On the Q1 2009 call, they called it a "bonus."
  • Date: 4/22/09 2:46 PM
  • Number: 18622
  • Recommendations: 0
Q1 2009 Adjusted EBITDA as reported: $1.952 million

Less: Cookie Jar Reserve Reversal: $1.9 million

Q1 2009 Adjusted EBITDA Without Benefit of Cookie Jar Reserve: $52K

Q1 2008 Adjusted EBITDA as Reported: $2.7 million
  • Date: 4/22/09 2:10 AM
  • Number: 18617
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/19/09 6:28 PM
  • Number: 18614
  • Recommendations: 1
"Regarding Tabacco, he stopped Judd Bagley from allowing anti-semitic comments directed at Gary Weiss and I on antisocialmedia.net after attorney Howard Sirota complained to him."

On June
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  • Date: 4/19/09 2:18 PM
  • Number: 18612
  • Recommendations: 0
I will release it, in due time.

Sam
  • Date: 4/19/09 1:37 PM
  • Number: 18610
  • Recommendations: 0
Allison Abraham: No
Clay Corbus: Selectively cares
Joseph J. Tabacco Jr: Selectively cares more than the above two

Regarding Tabacco, he stopped Judd Bagley from allowing anti-semitic comments directed at Gary Weiss and I on (Continued...)
  • Date: 4/19/09 12:37 AM
  • Number: 18605
  • Recommendations: 0
OSTK msg # 34713 4/18/2009 11:37:10 PM

"Not much more to say, until one of the principal actors stumbles again."

Question by Rashamon:

4) Antar said that within hours of contacting an OSTK board member about
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  • Date: 4/18/09 3:52 PM
  • Number: 18599
  • Recommendations: 2
ET:

I think that you will get sick and tired of all of the disgusting antics played out by Judd Bagley and others on Investor Village and quit before they ban you.

Notice how Judd Bagley is trying to change the subject from his
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  • Date: 4/18/09 12:55 PM
  • Number: 18595
  • Recommendations: 0
How long will it take InvestorVillage to ban ET from posting there?
  • Date: 4/17/09 7:33 PM
  • Number: 18593
  • Recommendations: 1
The Whisper Campaign Against an Overstock.com Whistleblower

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  • Date: 4/17/09 2:05 AM
  • Number: 18589
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/16/09 9:23 PM
  • Number: 18586
  • Recommendations: 1
Don't criticize Overstock.com and Patrick Byrne, especially if you are going through a divorce

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  • Date: 4/15/09 9:08 PM
  • Number: 18582
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/15/09 3:56 PM
  • Number: 18580
  • Recommendations: 1
From: Sam E. Antar [mailto:sam@whitecollarfraud.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 2:28 PM
To: 'Joseph Tabacco'; 'boardofdirectors@overstock.com'
Cc: Various persons from the Securities and Exchange Commission
Subject: Issuer
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  • Date: 4/15/09 12:28 PM
  • Number: 18577
  • Recommendations: 1
  • Date: 4/14/09 12:59 AM
  • Number: 18575
  • Recommendations: 0
"Tomorrow I go public."

Coming out of the closet?

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 4/12/09 5:23 PM
  • Number: 18571
  • Recommendations: 0
  • Date: 4/10/09 12:45 AM
  • Number: 18567
  • Recommendations: 0
"Allan what brings you to this little corner of TMF?"

His confidentiality agreement with the Sith Lord prevents him from disclosing his latest assignment.

Sam
  • Date: 4/7/09 11:44 AM
  • Number: 18535
  • Recommendations: 0
"But I think that Fox Business is worse and needs more fixing."

See part one and two of my Fox interview

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  • Date: 4/7/09 1:32 AM
  • Number: 18531
  • Recommendations: 3
Vexas1:

You wrote, "Sane shareholders, if you want to call them that, are probably already all gone by now from the garbage in the media and the lack of transparency."

Are you saying that only insane shareholders
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  • Date: 4/6/09 10:32 PM
  • Number: 18529
  • Recommendations: 0
"Yeah yeah yeah...you be a trojan horse dark sider created by Judd Bagley to infiltrate the rogue community at TMF."

Thanks ET, for the tip.

I was going to offer Bueller a free six-month complimentary membership to
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  • Date: 4/6/09 6:40 PM
  • Number: 18523
  • Recommendations: 2
"What do you think of naked short selling then?"

I don't think that issue gives Byrne a pass on his lies to investors.

Do you think that Byrne should get a pass on lying to investors?

Your pal,

Sam E.
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  • Date: 4/6/09 4:04 PM
  • Number: 18516
  • Recommendations: 2
New article by Lee Webb from Stockwatch.

http://www.stockwatch.com/newsit/newsit_newsit.aspx?bid=Z-U:...
  • Date: 4/6/09 2:17 PM
  • Number: 18515
  • Recommendations: 1
ET:

Overstock.com issued Senior Notes under false pretenses (GAAP compliance and no internal control weaknesses).

After restating financial reports twice and caught lying to shareholders about
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  • Date: 4/6/09 10:06 AM
  • Number: 18511
  • Recommendations: 1
"To me naked short selling is an unnecessary, unfair and illegal practice that should be stopped."

What about management lying to shareholders? Are you against that to?

Does Patrick Byrne's views on naked short selling
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  • Date: 4/5/09 7:29 PM
  • Number: 18502
  • Recommendations: 0
"He's a friggin' bot, bueller."

A troll, too.

Sam
  • Date: 4/5/09 12:30 PM
  • Number: 18499
  • Recommendations: 1
Stockperson:

"These are, by the way, questions that I would have posed to Byrne directly on the Investor Village message board that he uses to pump his stock, had I not been barred without explanation or just cause by IV's owner Ralph
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  • Date: 4/5/09 12:22 PM
  • Number: 18498
  • Recommendations: 1
W:

Please let me clarify one point. Other directors at the company received $60,000 in annual compensation paid to them. For Joyce, even that amount was paid to his consulting company. Why didn't (Continued...)
  • Date: 4/5/09 12:33 AM
  • Number: 18495
  • Recommendations: 5
Update: Unlike other Overstock.com directors who received $60,000 in annual compensation, all fees for James Joyce's services were paid to Icent LLC. James Joyce was an (Continued...)
  • Date: 4/4/09 1:48 PM
  • Number: 18493
  • Recommendations: 2
"According to Overstock.com's (NASDAQ: OSTK) proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, April 2, the company's $1,250,000 payment to terminate a management consulting
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  • Date: 4/3/09 5:14 PM
  • Number: 18492
  • Recommendations: 3
  • Date: 4/3/09 1:56 AM
  • Number: 18473
  • Recommendations: 1
"While Stockperson's substantive post was removed for absolutely no valid reason, Dave Bartlett's defaming of Sam was allowed to remain: (Continued...)
  • Date: 4/2/09 1:44 AM
  • Number: 18448
  • Recommendations: 1
W:

"$1,250,000 to be exact."

Assuming $500/hr it comes out to 2,500 hours.

Sam
  • Date: 4/1/09 7:36 PM
  • Number: 18441
  • Recommendations: 0
Issue Senior notes under false pretenses (the company did not follow GAAP). Buyback notes at a discount to show profits after restating financial results. Use the money to pay Joyce.

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted
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  • Date: 4/1/09 6:45 PM
  • Number: 18440
  • Recommendations: 0
Nice sized payout:

"In connection with the termination of the consulting arrangement, the Company has agreed to pay $1,250,000 to Mr. Joyce."

See below:

On April 1, 2009 Mr. James V. Joyce resigned from his
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  • Date: 4/1/09 6:08 PM
  • Number: 18439
  • Recommendations: 0
SALT LAKE CITY, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTK) today announced that James V. Joyce has resigned from the Board of Directors of Overstock.com.
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  • Date: 3/30/09 11:36 PM
  • Number: 18438
  • Recommendations: 0
And now I have to pay a fine to the Sith Lord for feeding the bot.

Bashers Local 104 collective bargaining agreement with the Sith Lord expressly prohibits feeding message board trolls and bots. (Source: Chapter 11687, Section 19854,
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  • Date: 3/30/09 6:19 PM
  • Number: 18434
  • Recommendations: 0
Vexas writes:

"Is her name Slim Virgin or Linda Mack?

Is she on J-Date? I got a friend......anyways."

As usually your true vile behavior comes out.

Your brother is right. You need help!

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  • Date: 3/30/09 5:23 PM
  • Number: 18430
  • Recommendations: 0
"I do not support anti-semitism."

Yet you knew how use an anti-Semitic web site to smear SlimVirgin.

You thought that was kind of cute.

Sam
  • Date: 3/30/09 3:45 PM
  • Number: 18428
  • Recommendations: 1
Vexas:

Do you recall your posts here(now deleted by TMF, but I have copies) when I brought that fact that you linked to an anti-Semitic web site to your attention? You linked to it, to further defame SlimVirgin.

Sam
  • Date: 3/30/09 4:48 AM
  • Number: 18422
  • Recommendations: 2
Vexas:

"I introduced it once. Sam has re-introduced it twice at least."

How many times have you brought up wacked out allegations concerning me, TMF, and others? You like to dish it out, but you can't take me pointing
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  • Date: 3/30/09 4:45 AM
  • Number: 18421
  • Recommendations: 1
W:

Re: "This will get us talking about facts again."


Start here: (Continued...)
  • Date: 3/30/09 4:41 AM
  • Number: 18420
  • Recommendations: 1
Vexas writes, "Sam is the one who keeps bugging me about my "private" information."

You made it public by posting it.

You seem to forget how many of your posts libeling others here, were deleted by
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  • Date: 3/29/09 9:11 PM
  • Number: 18412
  • Recommendations: 2
Vexas writes, "I am going to lean towards (b)."

As Grouch Marx once said, "I love my cigar too, but I take it out of my mouth once in a while."

So lean towards Byrne when ever you want. You need to take your
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  • Date: 3/28/09 11:31 PM
  • Number: 18406
  • Recommendations: 4
Vexas asks: "Either this guy is Gary or IN with Gary. Sam any comment?"

My response:

He left out the three "cocktail waitresses" at his bachelor's party. The Sith Lord knows how to throw a party!

See
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  • Date: 3/28/09 3:47 PM
  • Number: 18403
  • Recommendations: 1
Another rival site Investor Village just committed sucide. Gary Weiss has the story. It involves one of Fool's Favorite punching bags Overstock.com. One of the first blogs/pitches that made me think Fool was an
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  • Date: 3/27/09 11:04 AM
  • Number: 18396
  • Recommendations: 3
Gary Weiss:

"As I've described in the past, the Investor Village message board has distinguished itself in the cause of investor poverty."

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  • Date: 3/24/09 8:09 PM
  • Number: 18380
  • Recommendations: 3
PricewaterhouseCoopers is no longer Overstock.com's auditors.

Grant Thorton should send me a thank you letter.

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  • Date: 3/19/09 4:56 PM
  • Number: 18349
  • Recommendations: 1
"Is Judd TV a subsidiary of Metro Networks?"

Judd's doing traffic reports again?

Sam
  • Date: 3/19/09 4:53 PM
  • Number: 18348
  • Recommendations: 0
"Sam, quit trying to get facts in the way of a good story. It's insulting to grave robbers."

As I said, I apologize for feeding the troll. I wanted to see Vex get worked up over the SEC report.

Sam
  • Date: 3/19/09 4:49 PM
  • Number: 18347
  • Recommendations: 0
HK:

Next time I read your posts, I'll know better that I should not drink coffee at the same time.

Sam
  • Date: 3/19/09 4:11 PM
  • Number: 18345
  • Recommendations: 4
Vexas says, "Grown adults would not have caused a catastrophe like this.
This is the work of children."

Here is the work of a child named Patrick Byrne, the CEO of (Continued...)
  • Date: 3/19/09 10:56 AM
  • Number: 18338
  • Recommendations: 0
wakeupyoubueller:

The Sith Lord cut down on my overtime (just kidding). I am researching another issue right now and will have it up on my blog in about a week. It will address some of your thoughts, too.

Sam
  • Date: 3/19/09 9:53 AM
  • Number: 18333
  • Recommendations: 3
Quote:

Despite its assertions regarding the potential danger of “naked” short selling and the growing interest in the subject, the Report can cite to no bona fide studies or empirical data regarding the practice’s market impact. The
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  • Date: 3/18/09 11:08 PM
  • Number: 18332
  • Recommendations: 2
"That quote is on VERY few websites. Odd."

Even the Sith Lord had to cut back on censors due to a tanking economy.

Your pal,

Sam
  • Date: 3/17/09 12:29 AM
  • Number: 18300
  • Recommendations: 2
Hi Patrick:

Didn't you short Amazon while you were bad mouthing their company and its accounting practices?

Your pal,

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 3/16/09 5:22 PM
  • Number: 18282
  • Recommendations: 1
Your little recent side show is making you the laughing stock of corporate America (except among your cronies who feed off of you). You have defrauded shareholders of your company and you are now trying to deflect attention away from your illegal
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  • Date: 3/10/09 12:35 AM
  • Number: 18181
  • Recommendations: 0
Vexas1:

You can't take what you dish out to others while you hide behind your anonymous alias?

Your pal,

Sam

PS: UR and ET, please forgive me for feeding the troll.
  • Date: 3/9/09 11:44 PM
  • Number: 18179
  • Recommendations: 0
UR wrote to Vexas:

"On the other, I have actual evidence regarding your own mental health, as given to us through post after post on this very board. And from where I sit, it doesn't look good."

Here is some
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  • Date: 3/9/09 8:06 PM
  • Number: 18177
  • Recommendations: 0
Case Study: Overstock.com

Who can tell us what disclosure is missing from Overstock.com's 10-K/A for fiscal year 2007 under the caption "EXPLANATORY
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  • Date: 3/9/09 7:43 PM
  • Number: 18176
  • Recommendations: 0
Hey ET:

Was it you or UR that criticized me for feeding the troll (Vex)?

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 3/3/09 5:01 PM
  • Number: 18119
  • Recommendations: 0
"When the stock will be below a buck I really hope we'll hear Patty yell at an analyst (or at Sam) on a conference call "You're persecuting me like the romans persecuted Anacletus. I am a martyr!"."

The Sith Lord gives
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  • Date: 3/3/09 12:27 AM
  • Number: 18111
  • Recommendations: 1
Vexas1:

You wrote, "Squints has left the building."

I don't know about that. However, I am sure that you have lost your mind (assuming you ever had one).

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 3/2/09 1:32 PM
  • Number: 18108
  • Recommendations: 0
"Even if they do use the slogan, who's gonna sue em? Sam? Eddie?"

I do not believe that Eddie has any cause of action to sue them and neither do I. Besides, Eddie owes over $1 billion in judgments arising from the
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  • Date: 3/2/09 12:41 PM
  • Number: 18106
  • Recommendations: 0
Like I said, time will tell.

Sam
  • Date: 3/2/09 12:28 PM
  • Number: 18104
  • Recommendations: 0
UR:

I was contacted by the NY Post last week. I do not know Gemal or who his backers may be.

Eddie and his nephews tried to revive the chain years ago but failed.

Industry insiders have told me that there is still a lot of
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  • Date: 3/2/09 9:23 AM
  • Number: 18100
  • Recommendations: 0
"Sam how are you associated with this rebirth? Curious."

I used to work for "The Darth Vader of Capitalism." My new boss is the Sith Lord.

Sam E. Antar (former Crazy Eddie CFO and a convicted felon)
  • Date: 3/2/09 8:43 AM
  • Number: 18098
  • Recommendations: 2
New York Post:

In a move many would call in-saane, a Brooklyn businessman is reviving one of the most scandalous names in retail history - Crazy Eddie....


"Imagine starting a new investment firm called Bernie Madoff or a
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  • Date: 2/27/09 6:46 PM
  • Number: 18095
  • Recommendations: 2
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