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Bamís boodle bundler
NY POST ^ | 2-1-12

Posted on 02/01/2012 12:18:59 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic

When last heard from, former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine was telling a congressional committee he hadn’t the foggiest idea what happened to $1.2 billion of his Wall Street clients’ money.

This, following the $6.3 billion collapse last fall of MF Global, the brokerage Corzine took over after voters ousted him from the Trenton statehouse.

The firm went belly-up after Corzine decided to risk pretty much everything on European debt.

But an audit couldn’t account for $1.2 billion, and suggested the firm may have illegally mixed client funds with the company’s own.

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that investigators now believe a “significant amount” of the money could have been “vaporized” by chaotic MF Global trading.

Corzine, for his part, simply scratched his head in public befuddlement last fall when asked where the missing money might be.

That pretty much scotched any further speculation that Corzine would be named President Obama’s next Treasury secretary.

But it hasn’t stopped the former governor from continuing to raise oodles of cash for the Obama-Biden re-election effort — more than $500,000, according to the campaign’s Web site.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cash; corzine; mfglobal; obama

1 posted on 02/01/2012 12:19:01 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
MF Corzine's $$$'s mysteriously VAPORIZED into someone's account(s)...but whose? Mmmmm-mmm-mmm.
2 posted on 02/01/2012 12:31:30 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Jane Long
Bingo! You can't fool the Mother of Texas!


3 posted on 02/01/2012 12:36:57 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
That makes him one of the president’s top bundlers — or, as the Obama word-wranglers call them, “volunteer fundraisers.”

Actually, one of Bam's "kind, considerate, hard-working, volunteer fund-raisers."

4 posted on 02/01/2012 12:37:48 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

And like the money, the story will also vaporize after today. Evidence of such misdeeds only interests the MSM when they involve Republicans/conservatives. And the investigation will also end up a black hole.

5 posted on 02/01/2012 1:29:31 PM PST by huckfillary (qual tyo ta)
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