Archive for August 27th, 2004

27th August

 First Published in The New York Sun, August 27, 2004

By Andrew Wolf

There are many worthy charities that New Yorkers can support. Last year, State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer made up a little list of his own favorites that he handed over to Philip Anschutz, the former chairman of Qwest. 

    Mr. Spitzer charged that Mr.Anschutz illegally profited by getting in on profitable initial public offerings, courtesy of the brokerage Salomon Smith Barney.That was alleged to be in exchange for steering lucrative investment banking business to the firm.  (more…)