Skip to comments.Marc Rich dies at 78 in Switzerland
Posted on 06/26/2013 4:45:55 AM PDT by sodpoodle
Marc Rich, the trader known as the "King of Commodities" who was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton just hours before he left office, has died in Switzerland. He was 78.
Rich's Israel-based spokesman Avner Azulay says Rich died Wednesday and will be buried in Israel on Thursday.
Rich fled the United States to Switzerland in 1983 after being indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury on more than 50 counts of fraud, racketeering, trading with Iran during the U.S. Embassy hostage crisis and evading more than $48 million in income taxes
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But he’s just out.
No tears from me
Isn’t/Wasn’t Marc related to Denise Rich?
Wonder if the “press” will seek out Billy Boy for a comment? I can see the tears already forming in his glassy eyes.
He’s in a bitter place now.
Nothing more to buy...all the stores are closed where he’s gone.
A friend of Holder and now gets to pave the way for Eric.
“What does it profit a man...”
ex-wife...divorced in 1992...
Did Hillary have a hand in this?
Billary, co presidents, two for the price of one.
She gave two million bucks to the Clinton library fund to purchase that pardon for him.
A clinton mobster dies... no tears from me.
His wife slept with ‘toon for a pardon.
Gawd what a pig!
DATED June 26, 2009!!!!!!!!!
The Holder - Marc Rich connection. Edward Snowden should be so lucky!!!!
Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, is grilling attorney general nominee Eric Holder over Holder’s involvement in the Marc Rich pardon scandal.
Holder admitted under questioning by Specter that he was not fully aware of Rich’s record, including allegations of arms dealing, before recommending a pardon to former President Bill Clinton.
But Holder denied an allegation made by House committee that had probed the incident that he recommended Jack Quinn, former White House counsel, be hired by the Rich family to represent the financier.
He also disputed some of Speceter’s recitation of the fact surrounding the Rich pardon application, which was granted right before Clinton left office in January 2001, including whether he told Quinn to go directly to the White House to seek
“That is not correct,” Holder said when asked whether he had recommended Quinn as Rich’s lawyer.
“I never told Quinn to go to the White House with the pardon application,” Quinn added.
It was a tense exchange, and Specter promised that he would revisit the issue when the committee begins its next round of questioning.
It was Eric Holder who brought “Slick Willie” the list of those to be “pardoned”.Also(on the list)were the Puerto Rican Terrorists!!!
Another one of the rapist in chiefs pardons along with the pardon of the FALN terrorists all so Ms. Pants suit could play Senator. Yes, what a wonderful job she did as Senator - She did absolutely nothing.
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