More Accounting Mistreatment By Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and CEO Patrick Byrne

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Last week, Sam Antar exposed yet another set of accounting manipulations by Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and CEO Patrick Byrne. Those who have carefully followed the Overstock saga are no doubt unsurprised at company’s use of a little accounting “presto chango” to make the fourth quarter of 2008 look better. Had the company reported its financials properly…

The Overstock.com train wreck continues

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For almost two years, Sam Antar (convicted felon and former CFO of Crazy Eddie) has been writing about Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and his questions about their financial reporting and disclosures. I became interested in the company’s financial statements and SEC filings a few months later and began blogging about Overstock and nutty CEO Patrick Byrne as…

Gross incompetence at Overstock.com

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Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and its “colorful” CEO Patrick Byrne have a history of something…. At worst, it’s a history of misleading investors with false information, incomplete and inaccurate disclosures, and phony accounting measures. At best, it’s a history of gross incompentence that will never be overcome. Sam Antar points out an interesting inclusion in Overstock.com’s third…

Only at Overstock.com

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Executives at Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) announced last week that they’d be restating financial statements for 2003 through 2008. (And a few of those years were already restated once, so this makes it the third set of financial statements that will be issued for those years.) David Chidester, Senior VP of Finance, explained it like this in…

Overstock.com executives subject to clawback provision in Sarbanes-Oxley?

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This past week, our good friends at Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) – – CEO Patrick Byrne, President Johnathan Johnson, and SVP of Finance David Chidester – – made an announcement about how they have screwed up the company’s financial statements again. Overstock has a colorful history of issuing incorrect financial statements, with the following discoveries of their…

Overstock.com and Gradient settle lawsuit

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On Monday, a press release announced that the long legal battle between Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), its nutty CEO Patrick Byrne, and Gradient Analytics was over. It was somewhat disappointing, when it seemed that the heart of the lawsuit was an attempt to silence critics. Scare research firms so much that they’ll be reluctant to publish negative…

Overstock.com and Naked Short Selling

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An article on the Industry Standard by managing editor Ian Lamont, “Overstock.com CEO: I’m not vindictive.”, explores a recent blog post made by Patrick Byrne on his site that attempts to expose corruption on Wall Street. Byrne is the completely inept CEO of Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), the man who has run it into the ground and…

Details on the Overstock.com Cyberstalking and Spyware Campaign

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A couple of weeks ago, I commented on a post that Judd Bagley, chief Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) stalker and “Deep Capture reporter” made on the InvestorVillage message board for Overstock. He stated there: “…my first master stroke was getting a tracking cookie placed on the laptop computer of Dan Schoenherr…” I thought it might be important…