Bail for Sergey Aleynikov, the programmer accused of stealing trading codes from Goldman Sachs (his former employer) has been set at $750,000. Red needs "three financially responsible people" to post bond. If his promise of innocence isn't enough to convince anyone here to put up the money, how about his dancing feet? Surely the big hearted individuals willing to lay out the cash would be treated to at least one or two private performances by Sergey and his wife, Elina, who are competitive ballroom dancers. Don't say no, just say maybe and have a look-see at what you'd be in for:
Sergey Aleynikov Is Dancing Again
One thing that I may have mentioned here is that, before I was lured to the blogging industry by the outrageous lucre on offer, I worked at this little establishment called Goldman Sachs. One thing that I probably haven't told you, but that I've mentioned to a few friends and co-workers, is that due to some frankly inexplicable confusion, the time between my telling people "I am leaving to go work for Dealbreaker" and my being escorted out of the building by active-duty Navy SEALS was somewhat longer than you might expect (viz. several nanoseconds). One thing that I've never told anybody, so let's keep it between us, is that I made good use of the delay to download certain files to a flash drive. I won't discuss all the details, since I'm using some of those files to set up my own high-frequency insider trading fund, but I will mention that with the right codes the voice recorders in the GS elevators can be accessed remotely.* One reason I never told anyone about this before is that Goldman takes it badly when people take stuff with them on the way out, and has a tendency to react by having them imprisoned for the better part of a decade. After today, though, it looks like I'm good to go:
Would You Take A Blood Test To Rule Out Food Poisoning If Your Sandwich Was Missing A Piece Of Avocado? Or Is That Just This Goldman Code Case Juror?
You never know when you might be faced with a similarly scary situation and might want to contemplate how you'd react now.
Goldman Sachs Finds New And Inventive Way To Continue Ruining Sergey Aleynikov's Life
And hurt 15,000 VPs' feelings in the process!
Violating Goldman Sachs Policies Now Neither Federal Nor State Crime
Sergey Aleynikov is now 2-for-2.