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Matt Taibbi – Wall Street Rips Off ‘The Sting’ – 10 July 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
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Hilarious corruption story hit the news wires this week. It’s actually a two-part joke.

Part one is that Thomson Reuters got slapped in the face by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for its absurd practice of selling early access to the results of the consumer confidence survey it conducts each month in conjunction with the University of Michigan. Continue reading