bankster

bankster

(ˈbæŋkstə)
n
a banker or investor whose financial practices have been exposed as illegal
[C20: blend of banker + gangster]
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Not many people know that Khawaja's launch pad on silver screen was going to be with a Bollywood movie, funnily titled Bankster, which also starred Naseeruddin Shah.
Which is worse, a gangster or a bankster, mob kingpin Al Capone or banking kingpin Paul Warburg?
Following a fluctuating narration, freely moving backward and forward in time, and unraveling the subtle boundary between finance and crime, the novel focuses on Tommaso Arico, a rich 35-year-old 'merciless bankster,' in his own words ('Ebbene lo confesso, sono un feroce bankster' (p.
com)-- Ravi Subramanian's The Bankster, slated to be released in mid-October, is a scintillating suspense thriller that delves into the mystery surrounding the events which spring straight from a reputed bank, the Greater Boston Global Bank (GB2).
As I write this commentary, the lead on the Occupy Wall Street website lauds the government protesters in Greece, who, in their words, are "fighting the same anti-democratic program of social cuts and bankster bailouts that we are fighting on Wall Street.
Wall Street has been revealed as a form of casino economy, with the bankster insiders gambling with other people's, and eventually, the government's money in the form of bailouts.
Aa Last week, the Federal Reserve -- the bankster's central bank, run by banksters for the banksters -- refused to say where the $2 trillion they have put into bailing out banks was spent or what collateral they've received for the funds.
Yet it remains the case that on the big issues which really counted he was more right than wrong, including the handling of a 2008 bankster crash which ultimately cost Brown his Premiership.
The event also saw Aman's son, Azaan Khan, being recognised with the rising star director award for his upcoming film Bankster , which features Naseeruddin Shah.
Its star is Robert Rubin, the bankster who was secretary of the treasury in the Clinton administration.
Of this we can be sure: Regardless of the final official price settled on by the UN and its bankster allies, they will extract as much as they can get away with.
On the contrary, each made a very convincing case of the other's guilt, in opening the doors to Marfin's silver-tongued bankster.