Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Media Commentary, Mentions, and Referrals During 2008

Media Commentary, Mentions and Referrals: Print Media, Online Media, and Blogosphere

Sharing My Views on White Collar Crime

December 29, 2008: White Collar Crime Prof Blog - In the News & Around the Blogosphere by Ellen S. Podgor

December 29, 2008: The BizOp News - Trust no Substitute for Thought by Michael Webster

December 24, 2008: CityFile New York - A Few Words from a Fellow Fraudster by Remy Stern

December 22, 2008: The Motley Fool: The SEC isn't the only incompetent regulator: Canadians are incompetent too by Everyday Investors Caps Blog

Decemebr 22, 2008: Big Winner - Former Crazy Eddie CFO Sam Antar on White Collar Crime by Sam Snyder

December 16, 2008: New York Times Freakonomics Blog - A career option for Bernie Madoff? by Stephen J. Dubner

December 14, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Are we in the midst of a wave of white collar crime by Zac Bissonnette

December 13, 2008: Mass Private I - White Collar Fraud Blogs is another useful blog for the private investigator by Mapi

December 5, 2008: The BizOp News - Sam Antar on Fraud by Michael Webster

December 5, 2008: The Fraudfiles Blog - The Journal of Accountancy recommends Sam Antar's blog by Tracy Coenen

December 2, 2008: Seeking Alpha - Utah Attorney General Pimps USANA Health Sciences by Gary Weiss

December 2, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - America's Most Comical Attorney General, Mark Shurtleff, Pimps Usana by Gary Weiss

December 1, 2008: Journal of Accountancy - Smart Stops on the Web

November 26, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff: More suspect campaign contributions by Tracy Coenen

November 24, 2008: Seeking Alpha - Overstock.com Corporate Fraud Update by Gary Weiss

November 23, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Corporate Fraud Update, Overstock.com Department by Gary Weiss

November 20, 2008: The Fraudfiles Blog - The Overstock.com train wreck continues by Tracy Coenen

November 19, 2008: The BizOp News - Felon's Advice about Combatting White Collar Crime by Michael Webster

November 17, 2008: The BizOp News - Barry Minkow Exposes Corporate Scoundrels by Michael Webster

November 11, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog -The Overstock.com Laugh-Fest Continues by Gary Weiss

November 4, 2008: Valleywag - Overstock.com chief caught lying about company finance since 2001 by Owen Thomas

November 3, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Comedy Corner: Towering Incompetence at Overstock.com by Gary Weiss

November 3, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Gross incompetence at Overstock.com by Tracy Coenen

October 27, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock.com's Emily Latilla Financials by Gary Weiss

October 26, 2008: Steve's Blog - Have the FBI and the American Homeowner Been Bushwacked? by Steve Dilbert

October 26, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com executives subject to clawback provision on Sarbanes-Oxley? by Tracy Coenen

October 20, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Time to End the Insane FBI Forced-Retirement Policy by Gary Weiss

October 14, 2008: The Fraudfiles Blog - The Sith Lord has penetrated Google! by Tracy Coenen

October 10, 2008: The Stupid Nation - A Capital Idea by Buckskin

September 13, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Ex-cons explain the basics of committing fraud by Zac Bissonnette

September 11, 2008: The Big Winner - List of 200+ Successful and Professional Investors on Seeking Alpha by Sam Snyder

September 9, 2008: The BizOp News - Bidz.com Doing a Pump and Dump? by Michael Webster

September 9, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Mr. Tabacco Has Some Explaining to Do by Gary Weiss

September 2, 2008: Barron's Tech Trader Daily - Bidz.com Getting Caught Up by Eric Savitz

September 2, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Is Bidz.com undervalued? I doubt it! by Zac Bissonnette

August 31, 2008: Seeking Alpha - Criminal Part Haunts Bidz.com - Barron's by Rachel Granby

August 18, 2008: Everyday Finance - Ridiculous Behavior Toward Bloggers

August 18, 2008: Blue in Red Zion Blog - Mark Shurtleff attacks blogger after receiving $5,000 check by Curtis Haring

August 18, 2008: The Utah Amicus: Mark Shurtleff attacks blogger after receiving a $5,000 check

August 18, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Did the Utah Attorney General Succumb to a Payoff? by Gary Weiss

August 18, 2008: Salt Lake Crawler - Crazy Sam unloads on Shurtleff by Glen Warchol

August 18, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - When Money Talks, Mark Shurtleff Listens by Tracy Coenen

August 8, 2008: The SideTrack - AG's Stealing Signs

August 6, 2008: The Utah Amicus - From White Collar Fraud: Shurtleff the - Sign Stealer

August 5, 2008: The BizOp News - Why is Sam Antar right about USANA? Part I by Michael Webster

July 29, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Mark Mitchell Agonistes by Gary Weiss

July 20,2008: Seeking Alpha - Overstock.com Slaughter Proves Its Analysts Are Worthless by Gary Weiss

July 18, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com continues to mislead investors with phony EBITDA calculation by Tracy Coenen

July 18, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock.com Slaughter Proves Analysts Are Useless by Gary Weiss

July 17, 2008: The BizOp News - Why Limiting Auditor Liability is Wrong by Michael Webster

July 16, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog -Word is getting out about ShopToEarn lawyer Gerald Nehra’s threats to bloggers by Tracy Coenen

July 15, 2008: Daily Finance and Marketting News - Legal Notice to Cease and Desist - A Threat to Bloggers Everywhere

July 15, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Shop to Earn lawyer ups the ante with financial blogger by Tracy Coenen

July 15, 2008: Everyday Finance - Is Shop to Earn a Scam? Well there are Additional Considerations (Part 2)
July 15, 2008: Everyday Finance - Is Shop to Earn a Scam or is it Time to Sign Up?

July 9, 2008: Moonlight Reviews - Bidz.com: It takes a thief to catch a thief by Merle Braley

June 24, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - You Can Fool One Regulator all of the Time by Gary Weiss

June 10, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Perspectives on the SEC’s no action letter to Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) by Tracy Coenen

June 8, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - The SEC Makes It Unanimous: It's Useless by Gary Weiss

June 5, 2008: The Motley Fool - This is why I really don't like Overstock.com, CEO Patrick Byrnes doesn't "believe" in EBITDA by Tastylunch's Caps Blog

June 2, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog -Patrick Byrne Pulls a 'Reverse Dick Nixon' by Gary Weiss

June 2, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - No profitabilty to "maintain" at Overstock.com by Tracy Coenen

June 2, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com is doing better if EBITDA is worse than they reported? by Tracy Coenen

June 1, 2008: The BizOp News - Sunday Fraud From Around the Web by Michael Webster

May 29, 2008: The BizOp News - The Wisdom of Sam E. Antar by Michael Webster

May 28, 2008: The Utah Amicas - From the Fraud Files blog: More interesting Mark Shurtleff News by Tracy Coenen

May 28, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - More Interesting Mark Shurtleff News by Tracy Coenen

May 28, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock Execs Display Stock-Trading Acumen by Gary Weiss

May 28, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com materially overstates EBITDA by Tracy Coenen

May 21, 2008: Office Rumors Blog - Sam Antar Issues Fraud Warning

May 21, 2008: Jewelry Blogger - Bidz.com - A Diamond in the Rough?

May 21, 2008: Detroit Free Press Blog - White-collar crook spills his secrets by Susan Tompor

May 19, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - PricewaterhouseCoopers Abets Overstock.com Deceptions by Gary Weiss

May 12, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - More on Overstock.com Con Game by Gary Weiss

April 28, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - About the SEC "sprinking holy water" on Overstock.com by Tracy Coenen

April 28, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Jonathan Johnson's $957,000 Payday by Gary Weiss

April 25, 2008: Seeking Alpha - Overstock Circus, Take #2 by Gary Weiss

April 23, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - What's your favorite Overstock.com lie? by Tracy Coenen

April 23, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Tracking the Lies of Overstock.com and the Fantasies of Patrick Byrne by Gary Weiss

April 23, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - GAAP being replaced by BOSS by Tracy Coenen

April 22, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Latest Overstock.com Lie: 2007 first quarter numbers were GAAP by Tracy Coenen

April 22, 2008: Wired.com - Overstock Accused of Stock Manipulation by Betsy Shiffman

April 21, 2008: The StockMasters.com - Did Overstock.com 'Enron' Q1 Earnings?

April 21, 2008: AOL Business & Finance (Blogging Stocks) Overstock earnings questioned by ex-con by Zac Bissonnette

April 21, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Manipulation of earnings in Overstock.com press release (Are you surprised?) by Tracy Coenen

April 21, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock.com's Stock Manipulation Friday by Gary Weiss

April 19, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Shop at Overstock, support cyberstalking! by Zac Bissonnette

April 18, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock.com Under Criminal Investigation on Ads by Gary Weiss

April 17, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - The 'Mark Mitchell Mystery' Solved by Gary Weiss

April 14, 2008: Agenda Week - Where Are Companies on Corporate Fraud? by Tony Chapelle (subscription required)

April 3, 2008: TheStreet.com - Altucher's Daily Blog Watch: April 3 by James Altucher

April 2, 2008: The Microcap Speculator - Microcap News and Views - April 2

March 31, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - More Monkey Business at BIDZ by Gary Weiss

March 31, 2008: Legal Concerns and Challenges - Deceptions in Accounting and Disclosures by Legal Experts

March 27, 2008: Gainseville Sun - Ex-con speaks about his crimes during conference for auditors

March 24, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - SeekingAlpha gives Bidz.com conspiracy theorists a soapbox by Zac Bissonnette

March 14, 2008: Gary Weiss - More Inventory Mishegas (BIDZ Edition) by Gary Weiss

March 14, 2008: Barron's Tech Trader Daily - Is BIDZ Accounting Compliant with GAAP? by Eric Savitz

March 11 2008: The Daily Caveat - Crazy Eddie Makes Wired, Wales on Overstock.com by Michael Thomas

March 10, 2008: Wired.com - 'Crazy Eddie' Exec Alleges Fraud at Overstock.com by Betsy Schiffman

February 29, 2008: The Sidetrack - White Collar Fraud: The Mark Shurtleff Tapes by Jason

February 21, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Materiality at Overstock.com Inc. by Tracy Coenen

February 20, 2008: Seeking Alpha - More Selective Disclosure From Overstock.com by Gary Weiss

February 20, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Nothing New Here, Just Selective Disclosure by Gary Weiss

February 19, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Sam Antar's advice to investors by Tracy Coenen

February 13, 2008: The FRAUDFiles Blog - Overstock.com: Pretend accounting measures muddy the water by Tracy Coenen

February 11, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Department of 'Oh My Goodness!' by Gary Weiss

February 10, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com: What are you hiding? by Tracy Coenen

February 2, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - A Hagstrom for Regulators by Gary Weiss

February 2, 2008: Tick Marks - KPMG: How to Succeed as an Audit Committee by Dan Meyer

February 1, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Is rogue trader Jerome Kerviel a hero or a villain? Neither? by Zac Bissonnette

January 30, 2008: Seeking Alpha: No Questions on Overstock.com's Accounting Practices by Gary Weiss

January 30, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - No Questions on Overstock.com's Shady Accounting by Gary Weiss

Janaury 28, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog A Commissar Will Monitor This Conference Call by Gary Weiss

January 28, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock "executive" playing on the internet again by Tracy Coenen

January 28, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Anatomy of an Overstock.com Smear by Gary Weiss

January 25, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Cyberstalking, Pretexting: Doesn't Judd Bagley Have Anything Better to Do? by Gary Weiss

January 17, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Will it ever stop at Overstock.com? by Tracy Coenen

January 17, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne Overpaid a $0 by Zac Bissonnette

January 17, 2008: Gary Weiss - Which Version of the Truth is True? by Gary Weiss

January 8, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Overstock.com: Single digits right around the corner by Tracy Coenen

January 8, 2008: Good Value Investing Blog - A day in the life of a short seller by Michael K. Goode

Janaury 7, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Was Overstock President's Resignation Backdated? by Gary Weiss

January 4, 2008: Seeking Alpha - Overstock.com President Gets Out While the Going Is Bad by Gary Weiss

January 3, 2008: The FRAUDfiles Blog - Patrick Byrne: Still too busy to run that dog of a company, Overstock.com by Tracy Coenen

January 3, 2008: AOL Money & Finance (Blogging Stocks) - Why did Overstock's president and COO really resign? by Zac Bissonnette

January 3, 2008: Good Value Investing Blog - Overstock President Jason Lindsey Resigns by Michael K. Goode

January 3, 2008: Execupundit.com - Crook 101 by Michael Wade

January 2, 2008: Gary Weiss Blog - Overstock.com President Gets Out While the Going is Bad by Gary Weiss