Eliot Spitzer

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    Spitzer Hits Up Union Dominated Pension Funds For Vulture Fund

    Even if the Feds think they have a rock-solid case against Eliot Spitzer, it seems the disgraced former governor doesn’t think he’s going to spend time in the big house. Today we learn from the New York Sun’s Jacob Gershman that Spitzer is looking to launch a fund that would buy up distressed real estate […]

    / Jun 10, 2008 at 2:31 PM
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    Fed Case Against Spitzer Is Strong

    The New York Post’s Page Six reports the Feds are close to indicting disgraced governor Eliot Spitzer. The federal case against him is so strong that prosecutors had no interest in striking cooperation agreements with the ringleader of Spitzer’s hooker-supplier, Emperors Club VIP, and his second in command, sources told The Post’s Murray Weiss. Prosecutors […]

    / Jun 10, 2008 at 8:12 AM
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    Eliot Spitzer’s Madam Will Dish The Dirt

    Twenty-three year old Cecil “Katie” Suwal agreed yesterday to cop a plea about her role in the prostitution ring patronized by former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. The New York Post is reporting that Suwal is expected to plead guilty as soon as this week and dish dirt in the federal probe focused on Spitzer. […]

    / Jun 3, 2008 at 9:42 AM
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    What Was Spitzer’s “Dangerous” Kink?

    Did we ever find out what it was that disgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer wanted from his hookers that made the folks running the prostitution ring warn girls about his “dangerous” desires? We can’t remember. But Emily Gould spent 36 hours watching Sex and the City, and now she might have an idea.

    / May 22, 2008 at 10:40 AM
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    Eliot Spitzer’s Ashley Dupre In Girls Gone Wild Video

    Well, it didn’t take long for the video of Eliot Spitzer’s call girl to turn up on the internet. Turn down the volume to avoid the annoying Associate Press voice-over. You can watch a much larger, full screen version of the video at, where else, the New York Post. Just tilt your screen away from […]

    / Mar 19, 2008 at 4:48 PM
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    “Kristen,” Ken Stiffed

    Bank of America’s chief executive Ken Lewis received $4.25 million in cash and $4.25 million in restricted stock for his 2007 bonus, less than half of his $18.5 million target. Know who else got screwed? Eliot Spitzer’s hooker, Kristen/Ashley. The intrepid entrepreneur was supposed to receive one million dollars to appear in a “non-nude” magazine […]

    / Mar 19, 2008 at 3:26 PM
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    We Came Not To Praise Spitzer, But To Bury Him

    Thanks to everyone who joined us last night for our beery wake for Governor Eliot Spitzer’s political career. Several well-known commenters, including “girl” and “one-two,” made appearances. A reporter from WNYC radio showed up and recorded interviews with some of those attending. (Note: he’s still looking for recently laid off Wall Streeters. Drop us an […]

    / Mar 13, 2008 at 3:44 PM
  • Eliot Spitzer, Goldman Sachs

    Unacceptable

    Lloyd Craig Blankfein, people! Is the whole world going to shit? The following is absolutely outrageous. And I think we all know who’s to blame. (Starts with an ‘E,’ ends with a ‘liot Spitzer fucked a hooker and this is the fallout.’) To: All London GS Subject: Policy Changes – Evening Meals and Taxis Following […]

    / Mar 13, 2008 at 3:04 PM
  • Eliot Spitzer, Tim Sykes

    Two Whores, Havin’ A Chat

    Former hedge fund manager Tim Sykes to have had a conversation (Facebook wall back and forth) with Kristen/Ashley last night. Who knows if it’s legit. We like to think it is, if only for the fact that she tells him she’d rather read thestreet.com than his site. Burn, indeed. Spitzer’s Girl “Kristen” Is Really Ashley […]

    / Mar 13, 2008 at 12:20 PM
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    Client Number 9 Is Tired Of Being Treated Like A Number

    From political scandal to marketing ploy in four hours flat. “To promote its dedication to a more personalized approach to customer care, Virgin will run a full-page ad this week in Metro and 24 commuter dailies in Toronto featuring the now-former Governor Spitzer with a thought bubble above his head that reads: ‘I’m tired of […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 4:04 PM
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    Eliot Spitzer’s Rise and Fall On CNBC Tonight

    Can’t get enough of the Eliot Spitzer saga? Tonight at 8 PM (and rebroadcast at 11 PM ET) CNBC is presenting a special titled “The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer: A CNBC Special,” anchored by Dylan Ratigan. The one-hour special examines, among other topics, the effect Spitzer had on Wall Street. It will feature […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 2:45 PM
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    Spitzer’s Hooker Found?
    Page Six Thinks They Discovered Kristen!

    Is this the woman who brought down the governor by, possibly, going down on him? (Click image for full profile, which is blurred and so may or may not be safe for work.) PageSix.com has uncovered an online portfolio description from the Emperors Club web site which either may or may not depict the expensive […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 2:30 PM
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    No Amount Of Atoning Can Make Up For This Sin, Eliot Spitzer

    Yes, the revelation that Eliot Spitzer spent 800 million dollars on whores over the past six years seems to imply that he was a bad governor and a worse husband. But up until now, we hadn’t actually felt the pain his actions inflicted, so to say we were personally upset with him or really cared […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 1:54 PM
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    “Annotated Kristen” TK

    Not sure what took him so long but Geoffrey Raymond, the greatest artist of our time, has finally finished his latest masterpiece, “Annotated Spitzer.” He’ll be displaying it in front the stock exchange for the next week, before going on a tour that’ll retrace Kirsten’s steps from New York to DC, (hopefully) culminating in an […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 1:13 PM
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    A Wake For Eliot Spitzer’s Political Career
    DealBreaker Hosts Happy Hour Drinks At Spitzer’s Corner

    In honor of our fallen governor, DealBreaker will be hosting an impromptu happy hour at Spitzer’s Corner on Manhattan’s Lower East Side starting around 5:30 this afternoon. If you get there early enough, we’ll probably spring for a round or two. We hope you’ll join us as we raise a glass to the end of […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 12:49 PM
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    Eliot Spitzer Calls It Quits

    Just in case you didn’t catch it live.

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    Catching Up With The Decline and Fall of Eliot Spitzer: He Likes It Raw!

    Just catching up on the fall of Eliot Spitzer? There’s too much Spitzer news and commentary for anyone to follow. Fortunately, both Stephen Bainbridge and Radar Magazine has combed through the news so you don’t have to. Radar concentrates on the dirty facts, like the fact that Spitzer didn’t like condoms, set the mood with […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 12:27 PM
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    Gone, Baby, Gone
    Live blogging Eliot Spitzer’s Resignation

    His wife is there again. He’s said it’s a private failing. It’s about his remorse. He’s “begun to atone.” Bess loves that. It’s a pop culture reference and a Jewish thing! This guy might have a future as a blogger. Or as Maureen Dowd. My God this man is full of himself. He apologizes for […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 11:48 AM
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    How The Press Enabled Loathesome Eliot’s Slimy ‘Crusades’

    Well the soon to be former Governor Eliot Spitzer’s limousine brigade is stuck in traffic (and the networks are giving him the OJ Simpson treatment, with helicopters flying overhead showing his slow-motion progress through Manhattan traffic), so let’s take a few moments to reflect on the shabby legacy of the financial press when it comes […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 11:42 AM
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    Mark Haines Asks The Hard Questions (Though, Let’s Be Honest, The Goomah Renders This A Non-Issue)

    Circa 9:20 am, after Gasparino says on-air that Spitzer is expected to resign at 11 today: Mark Haines: “Charlie Gasparino, who I can assure you cannot afford [the rates at Emperors Club VIP]” Erin Burnett: [weird, are we going there? look] Mark Haines: “What? Who among us can?”

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 10:39 AM
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    Spitzer Planning To Step Down At 11? (Just In Time To Catch The 11:35 Acela To DC?)

    That’s what the Post says, and Charlie Gasparino’s sources are corroborating, though there’s always the chance Spitzer will back out of whatever deal’s being negotiated, if he’s not satisfied with the terms (apparently the Governor’s campaigning hard to be allowed to run for/hold office after a short rehabilitation period, and to honor all upcoming, previously […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 9:26 AM
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    Looks Like We’ll Have Spitzer To Kick Around For A Bit Longer

    We were worried that Governor Eliot Spitzer might step down too hastily, depriving us of the opportunity to mock the horny toad. But the Spitzer sex scandal is the gift that keeps on giving, and Spitzer’s aides are now spreading the word that the guv’s not going anywhere. A top aide to Governor Spitzer said […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    Congressman King On Spitzer: He Got In Bed With Organized Crime

    Congressman Peter King let loose on Eliot Spitzer today, warning that the governor of New York had left himself open to blackmail. It’s a point we made here yesterday but it seems to be catching on. “Spitzer himself was very severe going after prostitution rings that had to do with white collar crimes. He was […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 1:52 PM
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    Is This What Dopp Had On Spitzer?

    Look. If our governor is renting out expensive whores, is there really any speculation that is too far-fetched and irresponsible? We’re going with “no.” So let’s take this to a new low. Last night we were talking the Spitzer case with a former federal prosecutor who is now in private practice. It was late, and […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 12:58 PM
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    Why Hasn’t He Resigned Yet?

    The baffling refusal of Eliot Spitzer to resign after his dealings with a high-priced prostitution ring were exposed by the New York Times has some experts worried that Spitzer might be destroying documents or other evidence of wrong-doing. On Wall Street, where Spitzer once posed as town Sheriff, fired employees or those under investigation by […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 11:47 AM
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    Langone: Spitzer Is A Hypocrite Who Once Sent $2,800 Of Money Orders To A Hooker

    Oh, wait. Not all of Spitzer’s targets are keeping as quiet as Grasso, Blodget and Greenberg. Last night CNBC caught up with Ken Langone, a former director of the New York Stock Exchange, near the Tribeca Grill. He wasn’t exactly reserved about his feelings for the soon-to-be former New York governor. “I had no doubt […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 10:10 AM
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    Spitzer’s Targets Laughing Silently

    Believe us. We moved heaven and earth to try to get some on-the-record comments from the likes of Henry Blodget, Dick Grasso and Hank Greenberg. These guys are staying quiet, perhaps afraid they’ll jinx the best thing that has ever happened to them. A handful of Spitzer’s former adversaries declined to comment on the stunning […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 9:44 AM
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    Spitzer Was In Nation’s Capital To Call For (And Get Some) Action

    The day after his alleged tryst with a prostitute, New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was on Capitol Hill calling for Congress to “take action” to avoid a “financial tsunami” from the collapse of bond insurers. Speaking to the House Financial Services subcommittee on capital markets, Spitzer was in his familiar high moralistic mode, lambasting the […]

    / Mar 11, 2008 at 8:45 AM

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