Category Archives: Ridiculously obvious scams

Jim Chanos on Fraud: “Cryptocurrency Is a Security Speculation Game Masquerading as a Technological Breakthrough”

The legendary short seller Jim Chanos in a wide-ranging discussion of financial frauds, starting with cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin is the last thing he’d want to own in the event of a catastrophe.


CalPERS Has Chief Financial Officer Charles Asubonten, With Verifiable Misrepresentations on His Resume, Presenting to the Board Next Week. What Gives?

CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost appears to be doubling down on her initial bad judgment about Chief Financial Officer Charles Asubonten’s resume misrepresentations by featuring him prominently at a board committee meeting next week.