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Eddie Antar

Born: 18-Dec-1947
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 10-Sep-2016
Location of death: Ocean Township, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Crazy Eddie

Cofounder of the electronics retail chain Crazy Eddie, Inc.

Fled to Israel in February 1990 to avoid prosecution with $53 million in Swiss bank accounts. Later extradited and convicted of securities fraud and racketeering.

Father: Sam M. Antar
Mother: Rose Tawil
Sister: Ellen Antar Kuzer
Brother: Mitchell
Brother: Allen
Wife: Deborah Rosen (m. 1969, div., 2 daughters)
Wife: Deborah Ehrlich (former mistress, 1 son)
Daughter: Danielle (b. Jan-1973, d. 1985, stomach cancer)
Daughter: Gabrielle (b. Jan-1973)
Son: Sam

    High School: Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, NY (dropped out)

    Conspiracy convicted (Jul-1993), overturned, pled guilty (May-1996)
    Insider Trading convicted (Jul-1993), overturned
    Mail Fraud convicted (Jul-1993), overturned
    Racketeering convicted (Jul-1993), overturned
    Securities Fraud convicted (Jul-1993), overturned
    Conspiracy per 1992 bankruptcy lawsuit
    Embezzlement per 1992 bankruptcy lawsuit
    Fraud per 1992 bankruptcy lawsuit
    Stabbed New York City, NY (Feb-1977)
    Drug Overdose Israel (Nov-1992)
    Suicide Attempt Israel (Nov-1992)
    Extradited from Israel (Jan-1993)
    House Arrest six months
    Syrian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

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