How can you get rid of a guy who makes a mistake, stops it, and fixes it?
‘And we gave them a one-hundred-and-twenty-year head start,’ said Ronan, playing a little loose with history. Someone had given Ronan a $300 bottle of Champagne. He’d told Schwall that it had cost only a hundred bucks because Schwall didn’t want anyone inside IEX accepting gifts of more than a hundred bucks from anyone outside of it. Now Ronan fished the contraband from under his desk and found some paper cups.
– Flash Boys
Mr. Malik tried to fake his own death, the SEC said, sending an email to one investor from a nonexistent employee named Courtney that read ‘Mr. Malik has been passed away with the heart attack after accident. We will dissolve the fund shortly.’
– Jean Eaglesham Wall Street Journal