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Jim Cramer Narcs on Wall Street’s Insider-Trading Snapchat Party

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara addresses the media on May 7, 2013 in New York City. Bharara announced an indictment that charged leaders of the Mission Settlement Agency with mail and wire fraud in a scheme that allegedly victimized 1,200 debters in a multi-million dollar scheme. The case was the first referral from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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For months now, tech-savvy Wall Street ne’er-do-wells have (presumably) been using Snapchat, bankers’ favorite disappearing-photo app, to conduct their illicit insider trading. And it (again, presumably) worked great, until this morning, when CNBC’s party-pooper-in-chief, Jim Cramer, had to go and warn Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney who is leading a massive crackdown on insider trading, about Snapchat’s usefulness for doing illegal stuff.

Great. Now that Bharara knows what Snapchat is, he’ll have an account set up by noon and be snapping photos of handcuffs to hedge-fund traders by one. Thanks a lot, Jim! Next time, make sure to tell him about bankers who stayed out past their curfews too.

Cramer Narcs on Insider-Trading Snapchat Party