Recent bizarreness in investment fraud seems to be a product of cosmic alignment in the weeks leading to Christmas. This year's manger features a con man with his hand out, lit by a helicopter search light. No angels in the budget this year.
High (or low) points so far:
Pay By Touch honcho John P. Rogers puts the touch on VC investors for $340 million
Attorney Marc Dreier hung out to dry for issuing $100 million in fake notes
Boots Del Biaggio nailed by Feds in $65 million scam
Add your own bailout insanity item here!