06/21/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Missing Hedge Fund Scammer's Business Card For Sale On eBay

View the eBay listing for Samuel Israel III's business card.

An eBay seller is looking to cash in on the saga of Samuel Israel, the 48-year-old hedge fund manager whose disappearance Monday sparked a manhunt by federal authorities.

A unidentified seller from Islip, N.Y., put what he claims to be Israel's business card up for auction on the Web site, calling for buyers to "bid for a piece of history."

The card is from the Bayou Group, a hedge fund Israel helped establish in Stamford. He used the company to scam investors out of $450 million. A photograph of the card was posted as well, with the name "Sam Israel III" printed in the lower right corner and the company logo - a pelican - in the upper right.

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