A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 02, 2013
“Where the elite meet to cheat”

“Where the elite meet to eat” was the slogan of Duffy’s Tavern, an American radio situation comedy, airing from 1941 to 1951. The saying “where the elite meet to cheat”—on their spouses—was cited in two 2003 books. “Where the elite meet to cheat” was said about meetings of the World Economic Forum in 2009 and 2012 blog posts.

The finance blog Jesse’s Café Americain discussed interest rate rigging on August 2, 2013, saying:

“Apparently New York and London are where the elite meet to cheat.”


Google Books
Sap
By John Swan
Toronto, Ont.: Insomniac Press
2003
Pg. 139:
“All right. I just thought, the hotel will be a meeting place, where people who make important decisions will roll up their sleeves. And let their hair down.”
“A place where the elite meet to cheat?”
“Exactly.”

Google Books
Lawyered to Death:
A Karen Hayes mystery

By Michael M. Biehl
Bridgehampton, NY: Bridge Works Pub. Co.
2003
Pg. 232:
“The Sleepy Time Motel,” he said, shaking his head, his voice heavy with sarcasm. “Where the elite meet to cheat.”

VICE
January 30, 2009
Photos from the World Social Forum in Belem
By VICE Staff
(...)
The World Social Forum was created in Porto Alegre in 2000 by Brazilian social organisations such as the Landless Workers Movement, along with Socialist Brazilian NGOs, namely Federation of Social and Educational Assistance Bodies (FASE). Orginally created as an alternative to the World Economic Summit, where the elite meet to cheat and cower behind one of the world’s largest security apparatus, it grew due to support from local administration and more high-profile international groups like Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions for the Aid of Citizens (ATTAC).

Austanspace
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Sunday Not-so-Funnies
(...)
The World Economic Forum takes place this week in Switzerland, where the elite meet to cheat:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/jan/22/davos-world-economic-forum-guide

Jesse’s Café Americain
02 August 2013
Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - Ship of Fools
(...)
Apparently New York and London are where the elite meet to cheat.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Friday, August 02, 2013 • Permalink