Eddie Antar

Remember Crazy Eddie, the electronics-store king who concocted one of the biggest public company frauds of the 1980s? Eddie Antar ended up in prison, but his cousin and onetime chief financial officer, Sam E. Antar, today advises federal and state law enforcement agencies about white-collar crime and trains them to identify and catch crooks.

Often, the former CPA refers cases as an independent whistle-blower and teaches about white-collar crime for professional organizations, businesses, and colleges. And, wow, did he have some eye-opening advice for investors at last week's Rider University

One of the most notorious figures in the history of the CE industry is heading to the big screen. A group of filmmakers led by Danny DeVito have announced plans to produce a biopic of retailer Eddie Antar, who founded the "Crazy Eddie" chain and later went to prison.

Going crazy online with Eddie Antar and company By Collin Keefe If you were within an earshot of any New York metropolitan area media outlet at anytime during the '70s and '80s, chances are that if someone says the word "crazy" in front of you now, the first word that pops into your head is Eddie. The mere mention of low prices and a long, exaggerated "Insaaane!" escapes from your lips. And that's because throughout the '70s and '80s there was no getting away from electronics retailer Crazy Eddie's saturating radio and TV ad campaign. The virtually no-budget commercials infected millions with its absurdist

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