Seth (Giovanni Ribisi) is cornered and forced to help the FBI, both to save himself and his estranged father -- who the FBI has on tape illegally plotting to keep his son out of jail. He tells Vin Diesel to help this client who is in financial trouble, having spent a lot of money buying his stocks (fraudulent,worthless, and concocted by his company). Seth also tells Diesel that the FBI will arrive pretty soon and leaves just as the cops and prison busses pull up...
Factual error: In the scene where the FBI agents have taken Giovanni Ribisi in for interrogation, one of the FBI agents says at one point "...and I want the whole C:/ Drive backed up on a floppy.", which is pretty hard to do, if not impossible, unless you've got about a 5Mb hard disk drive (depending on compression levels). But later on in the scene where Ribisi is actually doing it, he does it in about 10 seconds...with a 1.44MB floppy.
Greg Weinstein: I hope this is better than the last batch of shit you gave me. Produced more wood than Ron Jeremy. I don't want you to yell, "Reco!" anymore. Know what you should yell?"Timber!" Yeah, Mr. Fuckin' wood. I hear you fuckin' makin' your calls. It's bullshit, all right? I mean if you want them off the phone so bad, why don't you just hang up? You should get them excited. You know, excited? They should beg for a broker on the first call.
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