A stock promoter Tom prosecuted while working at the US Attorney's office has put Tom's friend and dock neighbor Murray Markoff up to promoting a bogus public company on the Internet, touting the stock of a cold fusion company through a variety of misleading screen-name personae.
Throughout, the action is punctuated by Tom's comedy performances and nights in stand-up comedy workshop, and well-informed descriptions of stand-up technique, and the culture of comedy and comedians
The author describes the step-by-step process of a classic 'pump and dump' stock scheme, and how promoters have learned to use Internet chat rooms to generate buying momentum
|Publisher:||Magic Lamp Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)|
About the Author
He ultimately accepted a position with the SEC in Los Angeles and moved his family there from Washington, D.C.
He now lives and practices law in Marina del Rey, California, where his private law practice is limited exclusively to securities regulation, disputes between broker-dealers and customers, securities fraud, and enforcement.
He worked his way through college as a professional musician and has performed stand-up comedy at numerous venues in the Los Angeles area.
"Caviar Crimes" is Mr. Schwartz's third novel. His other two Tom McGuire adventures, "Marina Man" and "Point Sal," are also available from CreateSpace through www.LegalMystery.com, where the 12-book series of Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries by Gene Grossman is also available.