Former JP Morgan Asia CEO arrested by China: Zerohedge

A continuation of the Bloomberg article? Just one day after the FBI issues arrest warrants for 5 Chinese military officials, Caixin reports that Fang Fang - the former CEO of JPMorgan Asia - has been arrested in Hong Kong by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (or anti-graft agency). Coincidental timing we are sure; and while details are sparse, the arrest appears linked to the hiring of the children of Chinese officials. Bloomberg reports that Fang declined to comment after being released on bail (under restrictions not to leave…
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FOIA on insurance for Dead JP Morgan Bankers declined for Trade Secrets reasons

zerohedge, wallstreetonparade ubmitted by Pam Martens and Russ Martens of Wall Street On Parade, It doesn’t get any more Orwellian than this: Wall Street mega banks crash the financial system in 2008. Hundreds of thousands of financial industry workers lose their jobs. Then, beginning late last year, a rash of suspicious deaths start to occur among current and former bank employees.  Next we learn that four of the Wall Street mega banks likely hold over $680 billion face amount of life insurance on their workers, payable to the…
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12th Dead Banker/6th Dead JP Morganer? Biker, Lawyer, SVP? (silver doctors)

Update: ABN Amro former CEO found dead (Dutch Bank) It would be an odd name to have two in the same area it looks. (h/t hyz) A biker, Joseph A. Giampapa, 56, was killed by a minivan It also happens that JP Morgan's commercial bankruptcy lawyer has the same name. The obituary however: ;pid=170367240 Giampapa Joseph A. Giampapa, husband, lawyer, and cyclist, tragically lost his life-in the prime of his life-while bicycling on Saturday, March 22, 2014 near Troy, Ohio. He was the only son of JoAnn and…
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11th Dead Banker bites the dust, 5th Dead JP Morganer, Kenneth Bellando, 3rd death in 3 weeks

12th dead banker/6th jpmorganer? Nonstop line of deaths at 3 in 3 weeks. The 11th Dead Banker is Kenneth Bellando who was previously an investment banking analyst at JP Morgan, whose brother is a "top chief investment officer with JPMorgan, works on risk exposure valuations." and "Several John Bellando emails were cited during testimony at the Senate Finance Committee’s inquiry into the bank’s losses during the infamous London Whale trade fiasco." As was pointed out in the comments, not one Goldman Sachs squid has swam with the fishes.…
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JP Morgan scared of Bitcoin

This, of course, has nothing to do with the 4 dead JP morgan bankers in 4 months out of 9 bankers. They probably have more pressing market manipulation concerns to address. JPMorgan's Biggest Concern Is That Bitcoin Will Succeed Via JPMorgan CIO Michael Cembalest, After digesting all the hyperbole and the pessimism, my biggest concern is not that Bitcoin will fail, but that it or one of its many virtual currency competitors will one day succeed. In the extreme, Bitcoin may lead to economic activity moving from the…
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Bitcoin and Financial Entities 2

A bitcoin syndicate cracked AngelList’s top 10 for the first time on 21st February, just one month after it was initially formed. Created by bitcoin venture capitalist Brock Pierce, who founded ExpressCoin, GoCoin, KnCMiner and Robocoin Asia, the syndicate now ranks eighth in terms of its total monetary backing, with $501,250 from 23 backers. Syndicate backers include BitAngels Fund managing director David Johnston, SilkRoad Equity co-founder Matthew Roszak and 500 Startups venture partner Sean Percival and SIM managing partner W Bradford Stephens. The announcement comes amid increasing investor activity…
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Bitcoins and Finance Coindesk Roundup

Well this Norman person is quite clearly wrong. Had he any inkling of history, it would have been littered with currencies and experiments where all that is needed for mediums of exchange be mutual agreement. The author did indicate that he was able to see why people are attracted to the idea of a currency without the “alleged recklessness, capriciousness, siphoning and snooping inherent in the traditional financial system”, adding that there “is something” to the idea. Hmm that sounds familiar, oh wait isn't that JP Morgan? “As…
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Dead Banker Count up to 3 in just a week (former Fed joins JPM and Deutsche)

Update: 10th banker dead, added to banker deaths masterlist 6th dead Update: 5th Dead Banker First we had the Sunday Deutschebank suicide, 58 years old William Broeksmit, then the Canary Wharf CIBT jumping, 39 year old Gabriel Magee (who might have been doing HFT?) As zerohedge puts it, if all is rosy in the markets, why are bankers dropping dead one by one. 3 dead this week, 1 last week. 3 in the UK and the Canary Wharf and one in the States. Swiss Re Ag, Deutschebank, JPMorgan,…
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JP Morgan London Canary Wharf jumping, evokes Lehman Brothers, possible London Whale? Lehman Whale? few days after Deutsche death/suicide?

Update: 10th banker dead, added to banker deaths masterlist 6th dead 5th Dead Banker Update: Another banker bites the dust, former federal reserve bank Updates: name and details Gabriel Magee, 39, had worked for the bank for 10 years and was vice president in CIB Technology before he was pronounced dead on a ninth-floor roof. So the technology end Mr Magee was found on the ninth floor roof of skyscraper at 8am today The executive had worked for JP Morgan for 10 years - 7 years in London…
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Zerohedge incredulous DOJ goes for 24 year old bitcoin exchange CEO, instead of JP Morgan, or HSBC CEOs where money laundering is encouraged and rewarded, Hypocrisy

The US crackdown on Bitcoin has been long in coming, with ebbs and flows of enforcement as regulators have been unsure exactly how to proceed with dismantling the digital fiat alternative. This morning the ebb became a rising tide, after prosecutors announced charges against two men operating Bitcoin exchange businesses for attempting to sell $1 million worth of Bitcoin to users of the underground black market website Silk Road, which was shut down by authorities in September. Perhaps. However, in retrospect Charlie's biggest crime was not being CEO…
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