Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
As Nifty Wran used to say just follow the money and self interest ...
An Australian Mafia boss allegedly paid $2.2 million in bribes to NSW judges to get lighter jail sentences, top-secret police intelligence reports reveal. The reports also reveal how the price of some food – including certain types of seafood in Sydney – may be more expensive due to Mafia control of the supply chain across Australia.
The Italian investigative journalist Roberto Saviano, in exile in New York City Hunted by the Mob
The Department of Finance kicks off the potential $3 billion ASIC Registry sale on Monday when expressions of interest are due to be submitted. The registrations of interest will serve as a preliminary round, more focused on garnering information about the bidders, with the second round expected to get under way in August. It's the final nail in the coffin for any equity capital markets bankers that had been holding on to hopes for an ASIC Registry initial public offering ASIC registry sale of corporate identities to criminal bosses?
James (Whitey) Bulger, former Boston crime kingpin: “Advice is a cheap commodity. Some seek it from me about crime. I know only one thing for sure: If you want to make crime pay go to law school.” [New York Times via Lach]