Skip to main content

Everyone has lots of reasons to not want to go to jail. Nowadays, everyone’s got an extra one: COVID-19, which seems to enjoy its time behind bars more than any of its roommates, and indeed more than just about anywhere that’s not filled with immunocompromised old people.

Norman Seabrook has his own reasons for not wanting to go to prison, specifically the fact that he’s going for accepting handsome bribes in handsome handbags in exchange for letting a hedge fund lose a substantial chunk of some prison guards’ pensions. But that doesn’t sound quite as sympathetic as potentially sending a 60-year-old man into a coronavirus-ridden petri dish, so let’s just go with that.

Seabrook must surrender by Dec. 29 to Otisville prison…. His lawyer, Roger Alder, on Wednesday requested that Seabrook be allowed to serve the term at home or delay surrendering to prison only after he’s had “the opportunity to be appropriately inoculated against . . . COVID-19.”

Hey, there's something else Seabrook thinks he's entitled to that his former fellow corrections officers don't get to enjoy.

Norman Seabrook asks to serve prison term from home amid COVID-19 [N.Y. Post]



Conflicts Of Interest Continue To Pay Off For Disgraced Hedg e Fund Manager

Where would Murray Huberfeld be without them? Either in prison for a lot longer, or not in prison at all.


Ex-Union Boss Resorts To Fundraising Methods Beyond Hedge-Fund-Bribes-In-Handbag

Plus, it’s unclear whether the $100K Norman Seabrook’s family needs would fit into a Ferragamo.

By Chris Potter (Flickr: 3D Judges Gavel) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Judge Decides He Won’t Resentence His Friend’s Son’s Former Hedge Fund Colleague

On second glance, yea, Alvin Hellerstein understands why you might think there’s a conflict of interest here.

Rob Lavinsky, – CC-BY-SA-3.0 [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Hedge Fund Never Wanted $20 Million Investment It (Allegedly) Bribed Someone To Get

Platinum Partners would really like to disassociate itself with certain investors right now.

Don’t Even Think Of Delivering Norman Seabrook’s Alleged Bribes In A Coach Bag

Even the deBlasio administration would like you to keep the class in NYC graft.

By Federal Bureau of Prisons ( [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Ex-Citadel COVID Scammer’s Lockdown Extended By Four Years

And relocated to bucolic, barbed-wired surroundings.