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29th Nov '16 3:21:11 PM res20stupid
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* This is part of the Auntie Shu Boys questline in ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2'' [[spoiler: and how the BigBad is taken down]]. The ASB are accessing the ocean cables to get insider knowledge on the New York Stock Exchange and are using it for their own financial gain, which makes them enemies of [[AntiHeroTeam [=DedSec=]]]. [[spoiler: They were given access by Dušan Nemec, Blume's CTO after he used the Bellwether system to play the stock markets in 2007 (also causing the 2007 Financial Crisis) as an early beta test for Blume. Exposing this gets Dušan arrested in the ending.]]
17th Nov '16 9:54:57 PM Chabal2
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* ''ComicBook/ThePunisher'':
** One arc has Frank go up against totally-not-Enron, culminating in blowing up a boat that held their major stockholders (they shouldn't have pointed out that they weren't ''really'' criminals, compared to the murderers and rapists he kills on a regular basis). It also introduced the AffablyEvil Barracuda (the CEO's go-to guy for delicate problems), who proved so popular he got his own miniseries.
** In ''ComicBook/WelcomeBackFrank'', Mr. Payback is introduced shooting up a board meeting after listing the crimes the executives were guilty of. What he didn't know was that he accidentally killed an innocent cleaning lady during the attack, putting him on Frank's list.
17th Jun '16 3:58:56 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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->''"White collar crime doesn't count!"
-->-- Michelle Darnell, ''The Boss''
7th Apr '16 12:00:31 PM CrazyUncleNikola
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* While the ''Franchise/GrandTheftAuto'' series focuses more on violent crime one of the activities in Grand Theft Auto V involves being able to play the stock market. A string of assassination missions will affect this isn game market allowing the player to use their insider knowledge of a crime they are about to commit to buy and sell stock. If done correctly the player can turn tens of millions into a few billion just by playing the stock market.

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* While the ''Franchise/GrandTheftAuto'' series focuses more on violent crime crime, one of the activities in Grand Theft Auto V involves being able to play the stock market. A string of assassination missions will affect this isn the in game market market, allowing the player to use their insider knowledge of a crime they are about to commit to buy and sell stock. their advantage. If done correctly the player can turn tens of millions into a few billion just by playing the stock market.buying and selling certain stocks at opportune times.



* Arguably the original white collar scandal, the South Sea Bubble of 1720 (in which the South Sea Company inflated their stock prices through various fraudulent means to create a speculative bubble of mindboggling magnitude) led to the passing of some of the first laws against investment fraud.

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* Arguably the original white collar scandal, the South Sea Bubble of 1720 (in which the South Sea Company inflated their stock prices through various fraudulent means to create a speculative bubble of mindboggling mind-boggling magnitude) led to the passing of some of the first laws against investment fraud.
7th Apr '16 11:57:07 AM CrazyUncleNikola
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* While the ''Franchise/GrandTheftAuto'' series focuses more on violent crime one of the activities in Grand Theft Auto V involves being able to play the stock market. A string of assassination missions will affect this isn game market allowing the player to use their insider knowledge of a crime they are about to commit to buy and sell stock. If done correctly the player can turn tens of millions into a few billion just by playing the stock market.
20th Mar '16 3:04:49 AM jormis29
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The supertrope of StealingFromTheTill and {{Ponzi}}.

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The supertrope of StealingFromTheTill StealingFromTheTill, PennyShaving and {{Ponzi}}.
18th Mar '16 10:38:19 PM gemmabeta2
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* The spectacular collapse of Barings Bank, the world's second oldest merchant bank (est'd 1762) was caused by the machinations of a single employee, who, in an attempt to cover for a bad investment, ended up going on an increasingly disastrous spree of high-risk speculative gambles that dug the company into a $1.3 billion hole.

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* The spectacular collapse of Barings Bank, the world's second oldest merchant bank (est'd 1762) was caused by the machinations of a single employee, who, in an attempt to cover for a bad investment, ended up going on an increasingly disastrous spree of high-risk speculative gambles that dug the company into a $1.3 billion hole.hole (and no one noticed because the man was essentially appointed to be his own auditor via an administrative oversight).
18th Mar '16 10:36:25 PM gemmabeta2
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* The spectacular collapse of Barings Bank, the world's second oldest merchant bank (est'd 1762) was caused by the machinations of a single employee (Nick Neeson), who, in a desperate attempt to cover for a series of bad speculative investments, eventually dug the company into a $1.3 billion hole.
* The infamous Bank of Credit and Credit International (''lightly'' fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.

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* The spectacular collapse of Barings Bank, the world's second oldest merchant bank (est'd 1762) was caused by the machinations of a single employee (Nick Neeson), employee, who, in a desperate an attempt to cover for a series of bad investment, ended up going on an increasingly disastrous spree of high-risk speculative investments, eventually gambles that dug the company into a $1.3 billion hole.
* The infamous Bank of Credit Commerce and Credit International (''lightly'' fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.
18th Mar '16 10:30:05 PM gemmabeta2
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* The infamous Bank of Credit and Credit International (/'lightly'' fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.

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* The infamous Bank of Credit and Credit International (/'lightly'' (''lightly'' fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.
18th Mar '16 10:29:55 PM gemmabeta2
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* The infamous Bank of Business and Credit International (fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.

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* The infamous Bank of Business Credit and Credit International (fictionalized (/'lightly'' fictionalized in the film ''Film/TheInternational'') was known to regularly dip into more blue collar crimes (like kidnapping, extortion, and a few cases of murder that was never formally connected to them) when their cadre of regular white collar fraudsters were not up to task.
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