Our Daily Saab: There Is A Connecticut Mascioli With A Long Criminal Record

our daily saab there is a connecticut mascioli with a long criminal record

Is Saab betting on being saved by a man with a mile log rap sheet? We are not talking Vladimir Antonov. We are talking Alex Mascioli.

On Wednesday, Swedish Automobile N.V. including Saab Automobile AB published its 3rd quarter 2011 report. It is a report written in red ink. It talks about the well documented troubles with China and GM. It mentions that there is “a memorandum of understanding for a conditional agreement for the sale of Spyker Automotive business to North Street Capital with net proceeds for Swan of EUR 32 million.”

The report then says:

“The future of Swan will depend on the outcome of these negotiations.”

A lot has been written about the Chinese aspect. Very little is known about the mysterious North Street Capital, LP, of 500 West Putnam Avenue, Suite 400, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830. Some claim it works out of a virtual office. The company is so discrete that its website shows a white page (at least on my browser.) What is known is that the alleged hedge fund is owned by an alleged car enthusiast (aren’t we all) by the name of Alex Mascioli. His track record in the world of car racing and the world of finance is sketchy at best. Whoever hinges the future of Swan on Mascioli and North Street Capital should do some due diligence.

The State of Connecticut has a long rap sheet on an Alexander Mascioli, born in 1975. He is sometimes a Mascioli Alex H, a Mascioli Alex H, a Mascioli Alex Hope, a Mascioli Alexander, a Mascioli Alexander H, or a Mascioli Alexander Hope.

These are just the highlights, the judicial system of Connecticut would certainly be willing to provide details.

A public record search connects all these cases with a Caucasian male of Norwalk CT, who goes by the name of Mascioli, Alexander H, and who was born in August 1975. The same person is listed as having been connected with various domain names, such as autosalonworld.com, certifiedferrari.com, etripdirect.com, ferrariautomobile.com, ferrariconnection.com, ferraridealership.com, ferraridealerusa.com, ferrariowner.com, freehits123.com, italianferrari.com, theferrarigallery.com, vineyardhome.com and worldofferrari.com. (Many of these domains have anonymous registrations, some have been deleted.)

An ALEXANDER MASCIOLI can be found listed as the manager of the Classic AutoSalon in Westport, CT, and then as the owner of C lassicMotorcars Llc in Norwalk, CT. Oddly, what cannot be found is a North Street Capital LP. Connecticut’s Secretary of State has everything from North Street Elderly Housing Corp. to North Street Laundry LLC, but no North Street Capital LP.

Now we are not saying that those Masciolis (or this Mascioli) are the same Mascioli as that of North Street Capital. Who knows, maybe there are lots of Masciolis in the area around Greenwich, CT, all in their mid 30s, all with a penchant for cars, a drink here and there, and an aversion to showing up in court. If Saab’s future hinges on Mascioli, maybe someone should make sure that people don’t get the idea that it’s the same Mascioli that writes bad checks, or the one who was convicted of forgery, criminal impersonation, assault, and driving drunk.

These are trying times for Saab, and with Russian financier and Saab investor Antonov wanted in Lithuania and out on bail in London, Saab should work diligently to avoid misguided impressions that it hopes to be rescued by another jailbird.

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  • Geggamoya Geggamoya on Dec 03, 2011

    The website www.northstreetlp.com is dead, tried to ping it and it just times out. The IP 64.202.189.170 is hosted by Godaddy.com Inc, Scottsdale Arizona.

  • Jeff_vader Jeff_vader on Dec 03, 2011

    ttela and therefore The Church Of The One True Saab are reporting tonight that the deal is in. It would appear in this deal put together by Youngman and Muller, that PangDa are out & 'someone else' is in. Whoever the mystery new suitor is they are taking 80%, Youngman 20%. Lofalk would seem to be suggesting that this is it. If GM turn it down, its goodnight Trollhatten.

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