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Did disgraced money manager kill himself... or secretly run off with swindled millions?
Daily Mail UK ^
Posted on 07/10/2012 10:06:28 AM PDT by Lorianne
The FBI is looking for a man they believe faked his own suicide in order to escape the mounting charges against him.
Georgia resident Aubrey Lee Price, 46, left a suicide note and disappeared, shortly after he announced to friends that he lost a large sum of money and had acquired property in Venezuela.
He said he planned to jump off a ferry out of Key West, but investigators remain unconvinced that the shamed money manager isn't somewhere on the lam with $17million in stolen funds.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; US: Georgia
posted on 07/10/2012 10:06:33 AM PDT
Why are they after this one, when Jon Corzine’s partying in the Hamptons?
You know, if people weren’t so stupid, lazy and greedy, a con man would starve to death.
posted on 07/10/2012 10:15:57 AM PDT
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
Let’s see...tough decision.
$17 million or suicide, $17 million or suicide, $17 million or...
Oh heck, Alex...I’ll take Decisions for $17 million.
posted on 07/10/2012 10:17:12 AM PDT
(Ladies & Gentlemen...Pandora has left the box.)
Having just lost all my retirement savings in this, I resent the "stupid, lazy and greedy" characterization. What we were, quite honestly, is ill-informed about investing, so we relied on a financial advisor we met at Bank of America. Both Lee Price, the con artist here, and our financial advisor left Bank of America to strike out on their own at about the same time, and Lee had been the mentor to our advisor, so it was natural for him to recommend Lee's funds to us. I still think our advisor was completely honest with us, but he was quite wrong about his friend, and he wasn't the only one. Lee Price managed to fool plenty of people in the banking community as well as a number of other investors.
In the wake of the Bernie Madoff scandal, I had assumed that somebody (like a federal agency) was doing some audits to ensure that the statements we were receiving were not outright bogus. I assumed wrong, it seems. We took the risk; we lost.
posted on 07/10/2012 12:27:30 PM PDT
I’m really sorry to hear about your situation. If they catch him, they should give you clients first shot at him in a dark ally.
posted on 07/10/2012 12:45:10 PM PDT
(The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. - Prov 22:3)
To heck with that. madprof98 and any other victims should be able to put this guy’s internal organs up for sale on eBay.
posted on 07/10/2012 12:49:57 PM PDT
by Little Ray
(FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
Hmmm, which way would I choose?
I used to work for these arrogant SOB’s they moved there offices from Chicago to Iowa now all those families are SOL. They reminded me of the two owners in Trading Places. $2000.00 suits $15.000.00 watches.....
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