Disgraced (But Not Dead) Hedge Fund Trader Admits He Faked Suicide to Evade the Law

Disgraced hedge fund trader Sam Israel III twice tried to plead guilty today for failing to report for a 20-year sentence in federal prison and instead faking a suicide dive from a New York bridge in an attempt to cover his run from the law. But two federal judges rejected his plea, the first for technical reasons, the second because he said Israel was not mentally competent to make that decision During the second of his federal court proceedings Israel told Judge Kenenth Karas in White...Full Story
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