People who are involved in prosecuting or committing white-collar crime often have a different perspective that is worth passing on. Here are a few of our favorites:
These last four years have been humbling and humiliating, I am ashamed of the bad decisions that I made back in 2002, which haunt me to this day.
You cannot trust your partners in crime to keep your secrets.
Why is it that defendants remember how much they love their family after they committed a crime that puts the whole relationship in jeopardy?
Never give a lot of weight to the consequences of doing the RIGHT thing
What makes this so painful to me is the knowledge that my actions hurt my wife, my children, my brothers and sister, colleagues and IBM, all of who put their trust and confidence in me.
I just want to apologize to everybody I hurt. I know what I did was terribly wrong. Not only did I betray my law firm, I betrayed everyone I believed in. I'm sorry.
There is not even a chance we will do one day in jail. We didn't do anything wrong.
"I stand before you a broken man." Jason Goldfarb at sentencing before judge Richard Sullivan, August 19, 2011
"Everyone of us should be set for life within a year or two if things are played right." - Jason Goldfarb, Esq. caught on tape by the FBI talking to co-conspirators participating in an insider trading scheme.
I went looking for trouble, and found it.