Eddie Antar

A KO For Kelso

Eddie Antar, the man at the heart of the Crazy Eddie fraud scandal, has never really told his side of the story. He appeared briefly on a cable talk show with his cousin, Sam, a couple of years ago, but said little other than tacitly forgiving his former CFO for turning government witness in the case that sent Eddie and some other relatives to jail.

Still Searching For Repentance

09/22/2009
Assistant Managing Editor
When Sam Antar recites the viduy list of sins in the Yom Kippur liturgy Monday, it will be a like a checklist of his past. He has stolen. He has cheated. He has betrayed. He has caused others to sin. And by his own admission, he loved every minute of it. 

“I enjoyed committing my crimes, and I did it for fun and profit,” says the former chief financial officer of the Crazy Eddie electronics chain, who helped bilk customers, investors and the government out of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Not Just The Prices Were Insane

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

News that a Brooklyn entrepreneur is hoping to revive the Crazy Eddie electronics franchise, reported this week in the NY Post, was of great personal interest to me.

 

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