UPDATE April 8. BULLETIN! The latest development in the sensational Archegos Scam! We now know that 6 of Wall Street’s 19 Primary Dealer Crime Syndicates backed the scam. Two of the New York mob crime families are known to be involved.
We now know that the Wells Fargo Crime Syndicate based in San Francisco was also taking a cut.
Outside the US, the Swiss mob was reputedly behind the lion’s share of the scam. Many of these crimes are run out of Geneva, where omerta rules codified in Swiss law promote these crimes, with the Swiss government cop on the beat takes a cut.
Competing criminal gangs in Japan were also in on the action. We knew that the leading financial crime syndicate out of Tokyo was involved, and have now been told by unnamed sources that another Tokyo gang was also taking a cut.
The FBI and Interpol are investigating. Lead investigator Elliott Ness is scheduled to testify to the Pecora Committee in Congress.
UPDATE MARCH 30)Gotta add another arrow to the table. Word is that Wells Fargo Crime Syndicate was also in on the slosh.
As far as has been reported so far, only CS and Nomura are in knee deep. GS and MS are only reported to have brokered margin call trades.
Check that, I am worried.