Get me as much of that juice as you can.
I can understand what they need to do. Their families are at risk. Their lives are at risk. I can understand where they're coming from.
We're ready; bring it on.
The company is in great shape.
I would prefer they not know I'm considering selling.
I've waited five years, I think I can wait another weekend.
I will fight those charges until the day I die.
I'll always regret that I left when I left.
He was a good guy. He was very good at what he did. He had a good sense of humor.
Not that I recall. I don't use the word juice in that context.
This list here is one of the most sophisticated groups of investors I have ever seen in one single investment. I doubt seriously they would have let us control their investment.
In some ways, my life is on the line. I'm absolutely innocent of these charges.
I feel awful. It was very painful.
So I told Vince he didn't have to worry, we have plenty of cops in (the group).
I never did that. I don't think I did anything remotely like that.
I have never been told we are going to artificially create anything.
I would view that as a rounding error. I'm not sure deals of that size would come to my attention. $125 million out of an annual calendar of $22 billion is hardly something that you would notice.
If we don't do this, the books that will get written will be wrong, like the books that have been written so far. I am innocent of all of these charges and I will fight for that for a long time.
This was about protecting gains, not hiding losses.
I'm sorry, I have to calm down here.
I didn't hear about it, the note, until it was published in the newspapers that following January.
You were well-rehearsed for making your testimony, right?
The only reason I sold the 500,000 shares on Sept. 17, the only reason, was Sept. 11.
I have nothing to hide, Mr. Berkowitz, so I don't think it's a question of tailoring your testimony. I will respond to your questions to the best of my ability.
I was not aware of the huge problems during most of the first quarter. I was out of town.