Greg Smith: I Saw Lloyd Blankfein Naked

by Wall Street Job Report on October 19, 2012

I see London, I see France, I see Lloyd Blankfein without his underpants.

Or so says Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. equity derivatives salesman, in his forthcoming book, “Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story.”

Photocopies of parts of the highly anticipated book–and photocopies of the photocopies–are circulating on Wall Street despite Grand Central Publishing’s attempt to keep the contents under lockdown until Monday’s official release date.

Mr. Smith is expected to appear on “60 Minutes” on Sunday night, and then do a blitz of media appearances next week.

Mr. Smith quit Goldman in March, the same day his scathing op-ed appeared in the New York Times. He reportedly got $1.5 million to write a book expanding on the article, which accused Goldman of losing its way, devolving into a culture of toxic greed and self-dealing.

Read the full story at the Wall Street Journal.

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