Meet The Sith Lords: The 20 People Alleged To Be Part Of A Shadowy Short-Selling Conspiracy
Business Insider, 18 December 2009
Last week, a list of journalists appeared on the internet, along with every single one of their Facebook friends.
The list, which included John Carney, Henry Blodget, and Joe Weisenthal, was assembled by the folks at Deepcapture.com, anti-naked short selling site affiliated with Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne.
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Overstock’s Byrne claims $5m scalp over short selling
Cade Metz, 09 December 2009
Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has said that hedge fund Copper River Partners paid his company $5m this afternoon to settle claims it colluded to denigrate Overstock and then profit from short positions in the retailer’s shares.
Byrne – who has waged a very public battle over Wall Street short selling – tells The Reg that the $5m payment from Copper River (formerly Rocker Partners) arrived at about 2:30pm Pacific time on Tuesday. According to Byrne, it settles a 2005 lawsuit Overstock filed against the hedge fund. Continue reading “Article: Overstock’s Byrne claims $5m scalp over short selling”
December 8, 2009 at 5:34 PM EST
Rocker Pays $5 Million to Overstock.com to Settle Lawsuit
‘A fine victory for Overstock, a triumph for the cause of cleaning up US capital markets’ says CEO Patrick Byrne.
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