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  • The traders also gave one another nicknames: Zvi Goffer was dubbed "Octopussy"—a reference to the James Bond movie—by the other members because he had so many sources of information, according to related civil complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009.

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  • Mr. Goffer was referred to as "Octopussy," in reference to the James Bond movie, because he had so many connections.

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  • He was known as "Octopussy," after the James Bond film, for his many sources of information.

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  • A stock trader dubbed the Octopussy because he reached for so much inside information was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison by a judge who said a harsh punishment was necessary because insider trading is so difficult to detect.

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  • By Basil Katz NEW YORK Reuters - Zvi Goffer, a former securities trader known as "Octopussy" because of his many sources of information, was sentenced...

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  • Other interesting gadgets include Blofeld's Bath-o-Sub from "Diamonds Are Forever," which was crafted by legendary car builder George Barris; the Indian Tuk-Tuk auto rickshaw from "Octopussy" (1983); and, from "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977), the Wetbike Water Cycle, one of the world's first-ever jet skis.

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  • For instance, there are very few people who would be able to remember exactly what it was that the rogue gentleman in "Octopussy" was up to.

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  • MAHER: I can never see that movie "Octopussy" again.

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  • It's hard to really justify these answers, because if you ask someone who doesn't know James Bond what the words "Octopussy" and "Moonraker" mean, of course they won't know.

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  • Seventy-five thousand dollars buys you a stay at the actual Monaco suite used in several James Bond movies, private driving lessons with a Formula 1 driver, a speed boat chase, a mock kidnapping to the "Octopussy" yacht, dinners in Moscow, a private tour of the Kremlin and a top-secret trip to Zhukovsky Air Base for flight training exercises in a military jet.

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