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Crazy eddie was a consumer electronics supermarket that dominated the retail consumer electronics market in the metropolitan area crazy eddie was considered as the next big thing and a great investment. (dictionary, 2011) 2) much of crazy eddie's fraud can be attributed to the overstatement of inventory and the understatement on accounts payable, not to mention the vast number of executives who were involved in the scheme specific audit procedures, if performed, could have led to the detection. Get your fill of computer wallpaper, politics, photos, software reviews and more dump george bush in 2004. Electronics kingpin eddie antar, who was known as crazy eddie, died on saturday at the age of 68. 40 reviews of crazy eddie's panini grill love this place and really miss it haven't been in a while because i have medical problems from being able to go from my kidneys great food, owner, everything.
Eddie antar, the brooklyn-born man who created the chain of crazy eddie electronics stores only to watch it collapse when an underlying fraud was exposed, died on saturday he was 68 his death was confirmed by the bloomfield-cooper jewish chapels in ocean township, nj, which did not say where he. Free essay: crazy eddie case questions 1 compute key ratios and other financial measures for crazy eddie during the period 1984-1987 identify and briefly. View homework help - crazy eddie, inc audit case from acct 551 at nmsu crazy eddie, inc audit case 1 compute key ratios and other financial measures for crazy eddie during the period 1984-1987.
The electronics mogul, whose late night commercials are still remembered by many, presided behind the scenes over a massive con game before being eclipsed by the much larger ponzi scheme of con artist bernie madoff, and the accounting scandals at enron, the shell game at crazy eddie was considered one of the largest securities frauds ever. I grew up in crazy eddie's new york sure, much of today's obituary coverage of crazy eddie antar is focusing on his fraud conviction in the early 1990s after his electronics retailing empire collapsed but anyone who grew up in new york or its suburbs during the 1970s owes a great debt to. Crazy eddie was a consumer electronics chain in the northeastern united statesthe chain was started in 1971 in brooklyn, new york, by businessmen eddie and sam m antar, and was previously named ers electronics (ers stood for eddie, rose and sam rose and sam were eddie's parents)the chain rose to prominence throughout the tri-state region.
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If you ever saw a crazy eddie commercial, then you know the electronics retail giant's prices were insane at its height, the chain had 43 stores in four states eddie antar started the chain in 1969 with a store in brooklyn, ny the chain's growth was helped by the introduction of the vcr in. Sam antar talks about the securities fraud he perpetrated in the 1980s as cfo of the crazy eddie electronics chain—and about his unlikely second career as a paid motivational speaker. Anyone with a television and a pair of eyes in the 1980s probably remembers that phrase and the commercials that brought it to the world the ads, for crazy eddie electronics stores, featured host jerry carroll speaking with the speed of an auctioneer, surrounded by electronics (sometimes floating. The crazy eddie fraud three easy steps from skimming profits to accounting fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy crazy eddie fraud.
This is a classic crazy eddie commercial from 1986 crazy eddie was a very large retailer of 'brown goods' (tv's, vcr's, stereo equipment, etc) these ran all. Crazy eddie turned me into a journalist all you need is one smartphone to make calls, watch videos, take photos, listen to music, play video games and perform personal-computer functions. The crazy eddie chain was known for its ads featuring a maniacal pitchman who touted 'our prices are insane. The man behind the now-defunct crazy eddie chain of stores has died.