It is the new media ushered by non other than that press tycoon of English fame.
If you control whats broadcast, you got them.
Inflate the ballon until you decide when to expose it.
It is nifty.
I think it was the way the delayed horse betting was run. It has an english name.
Back then the authorities had some round things and put an end to that.
At CNBC the kind of crooks they have there are the type used to guide their flock. So those type of crooks would be things like commercials, so-called news features, actual news features, etc., etc., etc. to get the herd to go certain places or to hook you away from the main group. (check a Wikipedia article on sheep herding for more info.)
It's not a science ... crocks are crooks. They are bashing certain stocks while their members and their grups are accumulating at same time. They are using creative and timely way to direct the people in to their dirty tricks for their benefits.