Sam Antar is a convicted felon and a former CPA. As the CFO of Crazy Eddie, Mr. Antar helped mastermind one of the largest securities frauds uncovered during the 1980s.
Today, Sam Antar is a forensic accountant. His primary work focuses on investigating cases involving securities fraud for law firms, research firms, hedge funds, and other clients. He advises law enforcement agencies and professionals about white-collar crime and trains them to catch the crooks.
Sam Antar’s “White Collar Fraud” blog investigates white-collar crime, securities fraud, accounting irregularities, corruption, and other related topics. Material from his blog has been used in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and in class action lawsuits filed against certain public companies for improper accounting practices. In 2008, Mr. Antar’s blog was recommended by the Journal of Accountancy. In 2012, The Huffington Post named Sam Antar one of the 25 most feared financial reporters in America.
His views on white-collar crime are frequently quoted in the print news media, online news media, TV media, professional journals, books, and blogs. He has appeared on CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, WSJ Live, British Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Business News Network, National Public Radio’s Planet Money, Progressive Radio Network, Reuters TV, RT News, and other media outlets to give insights on white-collar crime.
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