__/ [Ian McCall] on Monday 29 August 2005 09:43 \__
> On 2005-08-29 09:29:06 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>> I can recall a
>> story about someone who got fired for ordering 100,000,000 units of
>> something instead of 10,000,000. I think it was on Slashdot.
> A dodgy equities trader was fired recently for doing that - probably
> the same thing.
I think you may be right. I have just tracked down the article:
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