DailyDirt: Cheaters Sometimes Prosper…

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If you’re going to commit a crime, there’s a certain amount of logic to trying to pull off the biggest crime you can. Why risk going to jail over a relatively small amount of money? If you can get away with a multi-milion dollar heist, you only have to do it once (if you’re not too greedy). And if you get caught, you might have the resources to escape the authorities. Here are just a few examples of some scams that might have demonstrated that crime can pay.

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Ninja (profile) says:

Some former regulators say they were surprised to learn about the scale of the cheating. ?Through all of my experience, what I never contemplated was that there were bankers who would purposely misrepresent facts to banking authorities,? says Alan Greenspan, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006. ?You were honorbound to report accurately, and it never entered my mind that, aside from a fringe element, it would be otherwise. I was wrong.

Sas one of the responsible for the current financial meltdown?

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