I listened to the whole thing and a number of things struck me: Boy, has Carl Fillichio changed his tune since his April 16th conference call with reporters, when he stonewalled and refused to answer reasonable questions. (The transcript to that call is here, but to fully appreciate the extent of his obnoxiousness, listen to the audio.) [...]
These are the ones that I know about, but there are more: JED Capital of Chicago used to be tied to Need to Know News (NTKN) Vigilant Global (formerly Vigilant Futures) of Montreal started the fake news agency CEP News to gain access to lock-ups. CEP News was subsequently folded, but its marketing director, Paula [...]
Here are the news organizations that have been officially credentialed for Department of Labor lock-ups, effective July 6, 2012: Agence France-Presse Associated Press Bloomberg News Bloomberg Television CNBC CNN Dow Jones Newswires Fox Business Network Jiji Press Kyodo News Market News International MarketWatch The Nikkei Thomson Reuters Tribune Company This is the old Department of [...]
This means no more juicy details will be forthcoming. That’s probably why they settled. Terminate Hearings
This case promises to offer interesting insights on the relationship between fake news agencies and proprietary trading firms, but, wow!, has it ever been taking a long time to get the information out. So, given that justice seems to be delayed, but here are some court documents to tide you all over until next month’s [...]
Yes, I’m still here. And yes, there is still interest in the fake news agencies as you can see from some of today’s search queries. And yes, yes, yes, I’m still hoping to get to the bottom of this story.
After learning that NTKN, Econolive and World Business Press are all participants in Statistics Canada lock-ups, where sensitive information is released, I sent a second email to their media representative on Sunday: I have a follow-up question that I would like to ask to the appropriate people at Statistics Canada: Do you have concerns about [...]
I have posted Christopher Shirley’s complaint against JED Capital and John Harada on Scribd. Cutting and pasting is not possible, but there are some juicy bits about how NTKN was funded including on page 6. Read it yourself and feel free to reference the best sections in the comments. Shirley’s asking for $20 million, but [...]
The timing of this case involving NTKN’s John Harada is indeed interesting.
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