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list of websites to download cracked apps for ios Using a scheme dubbed Repo 105, executives made the firm appear financially healthier than it really was by indicating that it had sold assets for cash when in fact they had merely been transferred between the bank's U.S. and European subsidiaries. Freidheim argues that three investigations, including one by the SEC, concluded "our balance sheet valuations were legal." But that's not the entire story.
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