It Wouldn't Be That Crazy


Merrill Lynch filed papers with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan today to sue someone who’s been posing as a MER manager and sending racist e-mails to black investment brokers and Al Sharpton. The not terribly inventive messages, which steal lines from Pulp Fiction and Don Imus, began appearing in mid-September, from a Hotmail account. They’re believed to be coming out of the Midwest, though the conspiracy theory that they may be the work of a recently dismissed CEO, who knew what was coming and thought it would be funny to make the company look bad, has not yet been ruled out.
Merrill Lynch sues to stop racist e-mails [AMNY]