Cheat Your Investors - Get a Raise



Last year, officials with the Fremont-based semiconductor firm Asyst Technologies admitted backdating options for some executives, and now face a massive federal grand jury investigation. Which, of course, is why Forbes Magazine just can't get enough of those cuddly scofflaws. The magazine's Silicon Valley correspondent Erika Brown has listed Asyst among the stocks undervalued by recent scandals and wants you to buy, buy, buy. What's a little alleged fraud between friends?