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By Securities Docket on March 17, 2021, 10:10 am
Back by popular demand, last week, Corporate Crime Reporter released the Top 100 Corporate Crime Movies, 39 of which are documentaries. “We took nominations from corporate crime experts around the country,” said Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter. “And we pared down the list from about 150 nominees. Surely, we have left out some […]
By Securities Docket on May 22, 2017, 9:23 am
But the specifics of Madoff’s fraud highlight how the portrayal of a coldly conducted business crime on television or film can result in a narrative that obscures, in Madoff’s case, what allowed his misdeeds to go undetected for so long. What the HBO film and ABC TV show fail to fully capture is Madoff’s painstakingly […]
By Securities Docket on May 28, 2015, 11:15 am
A documentary premiering tonight on CNBC includes an in-depth look at the audacious insider trading scheme carried out by trader Garrett Bauer and attorney Matthew Kluger. The film examines how people rationalize and justify behavior, and considers what can be done “to stem an epidemic of cheating.” via Premiering Tonight — ‘(Dis)honesty: The Truth About […]
By Securities Docket on March 31, 2015, 1:25 pm
The Other Guys, Wall Street and Fletch are the three movies I can recall in which the SEC and SEC investigators play a key role. Am I missing any? via SEC in the Movies: The Other Guys, Wall Street, Fletch … What Else? | Compliance Week.
By Securities Docket on December 2, 2013, 12:39 pm
Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” is now due to be released on Christmas Day 2013. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort, the founder of Long Island’s infamous Stratton Oakmont penny-stock brokerage firm. Stratton grew to over 1,000 brokers before it was shut down by the SEC. Check out the trailers here. […]
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2013, 4:06 pm
New documentary tells the Madoff scandal story from the point of view of his long-time personal secretary.
By Securities Docket on March 29, 2012, 3:06 pm
Film offers insights into mind of Marc Dreier.
By Securities Docket on February 27, 2012, 9:41 pm
FBI using “Wall Street” character in new PSAs.
By Securities Docket on October 27, 2011, 2:10 pm
Hollywood plans to take on the story of Raj Rajaratnam.