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Sam Antar is a former certified public accountant and convicted felon who played a key role in one of the largest securities frauds of the 1980s as the chief financial officer of Crazy Eddie, a consumer electronics chain in the Northeastern United States. In subsequent years, Sam Antar worked as a ...more


Marc Cohodes Buys Stock & Vanishes From Overstock CEO’s Smear Site
After acquiring a position in OSTK, every disparaging reference to former hedge fund manager Marc Cohodes was removed from Deep Capture, a website that viciously smears the financial press and critics of CEO Patrick Byrne.
Finally, The US Is Busting Israeli Banks
Foreign banks have been helping Americans dodge U.S. income taxes for years. But it's taken decades for law enforcement to catch up with them.
Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Remain Even After $50 Million Impairment Charge
Nu Skin reported its second quarter 2014 financial results and recorded "a $50 million write-down of Mainland China inventory." However, even after the $50 million inventory impairment charge, the pile of remaining unimpaired inventory isn't comparable to second quarter sales from the previous year
Why Nu Skin Must Come Clean On Troubling Inventory Red Flags
This coming Wednesday morning, Utah based multi-level marketing company Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS) is scheduled to report its second quarter earnings. In its Q1 2014 10-Q report issued in May, major questions were left unanswered as inventories ballooned to $410 million.
Do Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Spell Trouble Ahead?
Cohodes is a legendary short-seller with an excellent track record and looks for "fads, frauds, and failures" involving public companies.
Indicted Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff Was Bribed By Too
My experience in dealing with former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff goes way back. On October 30, 2007, (NASDAQ: OSTK) paid him $5,000 purportedly as a "campaign contribution.




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Work Experience

Forensic Accountant
White Collar Fraud
1999 - Present (24 years 9 months)


Baruch College
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
1975 / 1980
Accounting Activities and Societies: Beta Apha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Dean's List, Magna Cum Laude